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Obertraun, Upper Austria is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. It is located near the Hallstätter See (Hallstatt Lake) and Hoher Dachstein. Obertraun is a popular holiday destination offering activities such as skiing, snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking, swimming and kayaking in the summer.

In 1895 an "association for beautification of the town and advancement of tourism" was founded. That was the starting point for tourism at Obertraun. During the summer of that year, the first tourists arrive at the town. In 1947 the construction of the Dachstein Cablecar is started.

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  • Copyright: Erol Sahin (seyyah81) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 66] (536)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-11-15
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-11-22 1:54
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