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Address: Markt 1, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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For terrace and "Konditorei" lovers a very enjoyable market square

We visited this little market square with Chinese family members. Our aim was to show them the German hospitality and cosiness of this little town with Roman history. The market... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
JW_Dam
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We visited this little market square with Chinese family members. Our aim was to show them the German hospitality and cosiness of this little town with Roman history. The market square is surrounded with a number of bakery/pastry shops and terraces as well as ice cream saloons and restaurants. From the north and east side of the square you have... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a tourist-free zone, Xanten is the place for you. I never would have known it existed if it weren't for the fact that I was staying with my German friend and her family. The only people there (which is not a large number) were locals.

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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Unfortunately it was not market day, which I have heard is very attractive. I would also like to go back around Christmas time as they have a charming Christmas Market.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Just west of the Ruhrgebiet, Xanten is a good place to be. The market place offer a nice view and, in the better seasons, good terraces for a drink or a dish.

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Xanten, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Marktplatz is a good place to come to for shopping ( three days a week ), to meet friends, to eat an ice cream or drink a coffee in the Italian places. What I dislike are the modern buidings. Nevertheless my favourite house is the Gotisches Haus.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

We liked the Markplaz, which is the centre of the town's activities. We were there on a Thursday and there was a small market which sold excellent produce at reasonable prices. Good cafes and restaurants overlooking the square and also the cathedral is not too far. It appeared that there is 3 hours free parking nearby. We got a 10... More 

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Holland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

Cosy, quite, nice terrases outside for a coffee, a beer or something to eat, friendly service, vist the old church nearby

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013

Ahhh, yes, I love German markets. Usually, you can get a lot of snacks there to help you enjoy your evening drinking beer with your friends. This one was no exception - we bought a lot of snacks (mainly from one lady from Greece) and enjoyed every bit of it. Also bough some other stuff. Worth visiting for sure.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

Nice place to visit during Christmas market... many shops and vendors great "Glu wine" and atmosphere. Not many coffee shops and can be over crowded in holidays

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