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Address: 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 651 978080

This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval...

This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval times.

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Beautiful market square

Beautiful market square, lovely buildings, central and easy to get there from the trainstation, easy distance to all attractions.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful market square, lovely buildings, central and easy to get there from the trainstation, easy distance to all attractions.

Thank tokapu1961
Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed spending an afternoon walking through the market and window shopping. Lots of different types of stores. Great architecture!

Thank Jeff S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I am sure the Hauptmarkt is lovely any time of the year it really comes into its own when the Christmas Market is on. Trier was our first experience of a Christmas Market and really we were spoilt. By the town and its Market. For a relatively unknown and small town its Christmas Markets, while smaller, are exceptional. The... More 

Thank EmilyPeckover
Split, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful square with impressive houses, stores, restaurants....so live with many people...fantastic

Thank Matko R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We travelled here on a very rainy day but this did not stop our enjoyment of this charming, medieval square. There is a very interesting Celtic cross sculpture in the centre of the square as well as a water fountain from the 16th century. There is a Church overlooking the square and lots of nice shops and cafes/ stalls. There... More 

Thank History_Girl88
Cusco, Peru
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This plaza is a good place to shop, eat, meet, congregate, etc. The small fruit/flower stands give it a nice feel. Interesting architectural backdrop. I got a kick out of the open-air wine stands which serve glasses of wine....not sure if these would work in the U.S.....

Thank arizona-griswolds
Chico, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the top four places to spend some time in Trier, with market obelisk, fountains, period architecture, great shops, nearby restaurants (reviewed separately), and opportunities to walk and lounge. Must-see in this town

Thank JoelZ195
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

From the 13th century colorful city hall over Germany's oldest farmacies from 1241 to the 20th century Jugendstil houses, one can find all styles within one hundred meters!

Thank LloydxMarcel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited quite a number of market squares throughout Germany. This one was certainly worth it. The buildings were beautiful. One of the businesses is the childhood home of Karl Marx.

Thank gmtravellers
Surrey, BC Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

When taking the day out on the pedway shopping, the day can't end without hitting the wine stand. Taste local wines that are surely top shelf. Very reasonable for a few tastes. Typically 2-3 euros a glass. How can you beat it. Find one you love and buy a bottle. Always look forward to hitting it when in Trier.

Thank Drew_the_Shoe

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