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An Enchanting Laketown: the Hallstatt Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Summary/Historical Context

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Salzkammergut
Hallstatt

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.

Place/country: Austria,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:47
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in: 1997

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