Hallstatt, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. It is located near the Hallstätter See.
The picturesque village on the lake with the same name owes its existence to the rich salt deposit of salt in the mountain of Hallstatt. 7000 years ago, as the prehistoric humans from Hallstatt began to take the salt from the salt mine who would of guessed, that this little village would give its name to a period in history – the Hallstatt period (800-400 BC).
In 1997 the UNESCO Convention for the Protection of the World's Cultural and Natural Heritages added the region of "Hallstatt - Dachstein/Salzkammergut" to it's "World Heritage List."
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photographer_sg (3529) 2014-04-01 2:51
Superbly composed picture with great framing and dof. excellent colours and sharpness.
thanks for sharing and have a nice day.
jhm (137502) 2014-04-01 3:35
One of the pictoresque places in Austria, this is a nice post-card.
This is really a wonderful panorama view about these area.
A splendid composition, lovely presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
dta (64852) 2014-04-01 5:03
Hello Ecmel ,
It seems that this is not here the moost famous POV on this wonderful village . But a superb one , too , with the colored little boats and the wooden pontoons in the Fg .
Romano46 (16586) 2014-04-01 5:18
una bella foto. La composizione è molto curata, così come il taglio.
Ottima la definizione, eccellenti i colori e perfetto il contrasto.
Molto gradevbole anche il soggetto.
Ciao e buona giornata
saxo042 (37218) 2014-04-01 5:53
The bright red modern boats make a fine contrast to the old village in the background. A pleasant view with impressive Alps, partly hidden in the low clouds. The jetty provides a link between the boats and the church and makes the composition well balanced.