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Salzkammergut - Hallstatt
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Salzkammergut - Hallstatt

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Austria
Best of: Lake, Architecture
Description:
Human activity in the magnificent natural landscape of the Salzkammergut began in prehistoric times, with the salt deposits being exploited as early as the 2nd millennium BC. This resource formed the basis of the area’s prosperity up to the middle of the 20th century, a prosperity that is reflected in the fine architecture of the town of Hallstatt.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Salzkammergut - Hallstatt", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.