Looking for the Sound of Music, Part 2
There are several sites in Salzburg, Austria that were used in the filming of the Sound of Music. Visitors can see some of them on the Original Sound of Music bus tour that I detailed in the first part of Looking for the Sound of Music. There are some sites that are not included on the tour, but are easily accessible in the “old Town” part of the city.
The bus tour ends and drops its passengers off at the edge of the Mirabell Gardens. This beautiful garden was used for the filming of most of the singing of “Do Re Mi.” Maria and the children dance around the fountain, run through the arbor and finish the song on the steps at the west end of the garden (where I’m standing to take the picture).
The Nonnberg Abbey, where the original Maria Von Trapp was a postulate, is located...