Hallstatt Hotels in Austria
Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut.
At the 2001 census, it had 946 inhabitants.
Some of the first archaeological evidence for the Celts was discovered in Hallstatt. Situated on the shore of the Hallstätter See, the city lies on the road linking Graz and Salzburg.
Salt was a source that is valuable, so the area was wealthy. It is possible to see the world's earliest salt mine named Salzwelten, located above downtown Hallstatt.
The village also gave its name to the early Iron Age Celtic Hallstatt civilization and is a World Heritage Site for Cultural Heritage.
There are to date no more recorded events that happened during the early Middle. In 1311, Hallstatt became a sign that it had not lost its economic value, a market town. Aside from the creation of salt, which to Ebensee through a brine pipeline has been transported 40 kilometers from Hallstatt since 1595, tourism plays a big element in the financial life of the town.
There is very little space for cemeteries that they remove exhume and remove bones every ten years to make space. A selection of skulls are decorated together with the name of the deceased, profession, date of death inscribed on them is on display at the local chapel.
Archaeological Findings in the 19th century
Until the 19th century, it was feasible to reach Hallstatt through narrow trails. The land between mountains and the lake was sparse. Access between houses on the river bank is by ship or over the path, a little corridor passing through attics.
The road to Hallstatt was started to be constructed through rock blasting in 1890. However, this subtropical landscape nevertheless counts as one of the first places of human settlement due to the rich sources of pure salt, which have been mined for thousands of years, initially in the shape of hearts using antler pick.
Some of Hallstatt archaeological finds date back to approximately 5500 BC. In 1846 an ancient cemetery nearby was found at the location of Hallstatt. The work in the Hallstatt cemeteries by archaeologists unearthed more than 1000 burials.
The methods in unearthing included drawing and measuring each find, the time before color photography. Archaeologists had produced very detailed watercolors of each assemblage before it had been removed from the ground. In archaeology's history, Ramsauer's work at Hallstatt helped usher in a new, more systematic method of doing archaeology.
Lake Hallstatt and Gosau Valley
It is the short distances, an excellent network of hiking and biking trails, ideal transport connections and of course, the welcoming hosts. This is what recreation seekers from all over the world appreciate most in the four vacation communities of this UNESCO World Heritage area of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
Whether you're in the trekking area of Gosau, the biking mad Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, in the pulsating Hallstatt or at the cave worlds of Obertraun - together with the abundance of resorts, flats, B&Bs, holiday houses, youth hostels and camping sites, you'll certainly find the right place for your unforgettable vacation at the Salzkammergut.
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