Anif is a municipality of Salzburg-Umgebung District in the Austrian state of Salzburg. Ad anua Ecclesia inside the Duchy of Bavaria changed into already mentioned inside the 788 Congestum Arnonis check in by Bishop Arno of Salzburg. The name might be of Celtic foundation and dates lower back to the Hallstatt era. For centuries the village belonged to the Archbishopric of Salzburg. The gift-day St Oswald Church changed into supervised by using the clergymen of St Peter's Abbey. Anif Castle, erected in the early sixteenth century, changed into rebuilt with the aid of Prince-Archbishop Johann Ernst von Thun about 1693 and afterwards served as the summer season residence of the Bishops of Chiemsee.
Redesigned in a Neo-Gothic style inside the mid nineteenth century, it changed into the refuge of the deposed king Ludwig III of Bavaria at some point of the German Revolution of 1918 to 19. The romantic palace have become well-known as a set of movies like The Sound of Music, The Great Race and The Odessa File.It become also used as Cinderella's domestic in The Slipper and the Rose.