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This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval times.
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54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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All reviews christmas market beautiful market mulled wine lovely square market stalls strawberries fruits and vegetables cafes and restaurants town square typical german watch the world jewish quarter porta nigra pedestrian area roman ruins fountain vendors
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is in the really old centre of Trier. As there was a market the square was very animated, as a consequence it was less enjoyable to see the nice buildings around the square.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The center of town in a pedestrian area is well worth spending some time, especially at the centrally located wine bar.

Thank Virginiatravel1
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

The market looks like a nice place with interesting buildings and objects, but with all shops closed, there is not much going on.

Thank Peter v
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I thought it was suspicious that the guy didn’t want to take the strawberries out of the plastic box. The lower layer was all rotten in both baskets. Be careful. I don’t trust any fruit here. Probably just bought at a discount supermarket.

Thank gabrielan882
Reviewed 2 October 2018

we were there on a saturday a bit past lunch time, and the weather was great for lunch in a terrace. As many markets there were stalls with souvenirs and interesting crafts. great for a quick baked snack if you are on a budget and...More

Thank TicaCelt
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Walking distance from Port Nigra. Oldest market with plenty of places & shops to buy local souvenirs , sip wine or beer & relax. There is a spectacular market fountain . Clean rest rooms .

Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This is a nice square. Lots of lovely buldings and churches nearby. Sit back and enjoy the cafes. Or have a glass or two of local wine at the wine stand. Showcasing a different local vineyard every three days. People are drinking from 10am daily....More

Thank catherineorkate
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice architecture, lots of cafés, statues, fountains and shopping. Good place to people watch. This is right next to Porta Nigra, so you should do both while you are there. Also, the TI is in the Hauptmarkt in case you need any tourist information, as...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This square with all the well preserved picturesque old buildings is a real heart of Trier. It is busy but never overcrowded, always enjoyable. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes and also public toilets at the square.

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! And authentic. Inhabitants and tourists in harmony. Good food and drinks for reasonable prices. We liked the atmosphere very much

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Response from Trainbleu | Reviewed this property |
The main attraction about the Hauptmarkt is the general impression of the square with the reconstructed historic facades and the views on the cathedral, the Porta Nigra, St Gangolf church as you walk around it . In that... More
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Cathryn B
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Response from GobboE | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the regular week-market that one is on: Tuesdays and Thursdays at the 'Markt' (at the middle of the center) , or alternatively, on Saturdays on the 'Münsterplatz'. The christmas market can best be visited... More
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