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Domplatz and the Hofburg

Standing on Domplatz, the ostentatious Domkirche St Jakob is home to a valuable Madonna and Child by German master Lucas Cranach the Elder, although it’s buried in the fussy Baroque detail of the altar.

The adjacent Hofburg, entered around the corner, has late-medieval roots but was remodelled in the eighteenth century, its Rococo state Kaiserapartments are crammed with opulent furniture.