Hallstatt, a picturesque place in the Salzkammergut in Austria has a long history.
In 1846 Johann Georg Ramsauer discovered a large prehistoric cemetery with over 1000 graves on the Salzberg. The settlement traces reach back to the Neolithic.
The name Hallstatt Culture, a period of the older Iron Age, goes back to the village of Hallstatt and the archaeological finds.
At that time the salt was „the white gold “and made the mine a famous place.
Already the Celts exploited salt mine in Hallstatt and the production of salt continue today in the Hallstätter Salzwelten.
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