Filming location in The Sound of Music

Filming Location
Maria gets on the Bus (I Have Confidence)

The iconic singing scene in “The Sound of Music,” where Maria enters the bus that will take her to the Trapp family’s house, was filmed in Salzburg, Austria. For the exact filming location read on or click the map pointer icon in the navigation area.

“…I have confidence They’ll put me to the test! But I’ll make them see I have confidence in me….”


Where did they film the scene where Maria gets on the bus?

The square where Maria boards the bus for the Trapp family’s residence is called Kapitelplatz, located in front of the Cathedral in Salzburg, Austria. It’s a breathtaking location filled with historical significance, providing a perfect backdrop for the scene.

Additionally, the Fountain scene, which appears in the movie just before Maria enters the bus, was filmed on the other side of the cathedral on the Residenzplatz. This beautiful and artistically crafted fountain adds an extra layer of charm to the story.

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The Scene filmed at Kapitelplatz Square:

After passing the iconic fountain, Maria (Julie Andrews) confidently makes her way to Kapitelplatz in Salzburg, Austria, where she is to board the bus that will take her to the Trapp family’s residence. Her journey is accompanied by the song “I Have Confidence,” expressing her mixed feelings of excitement and trepidation. The picturesque background of Salzburg’s historic streets and the Cathedral add to the visual charm of this scene.

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