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Address: 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+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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Just park the car and walk around this amazing market. Don't just look at the market stalls, look at the buildings and be enjoy the history.

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Just park the car and walk around this amazing market. Don't just look at the market stalls, look at the buildings and be enjoy the history.

Thank GaryP208
Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The market is still alive and you can buy lots of traditionallly crafted things here. It is pretty expensive though.

Thank bitteroranges1
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very nice marketplace, must-see in Trier. All styles houses intermixed, from medieval romanesque to baroque to rococo. Many interesting details, moorish style, oldest pharmacy of Germany, latin inscriptions, etc.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Try out the wine stall that is in the centre of the market place. This is run by friendly locals who also speak Engllish. You can try a range of locals wine for very reasonable prices. I can recommend the bubbly wines (Sekt) which are numbers 1 and 2 on the wine card. I couldn't tell the difference between this... More 

Thank ruth w
Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

You may want to shop and eat in one of the most beautiful market places in Germany that has developed since the 10th century, but I just wanted to view the architecture of diverse eras...Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and especially the House of the Three Magi built around the 12th Century when the Trier medieval wall was not finished and the... More 

Thank Phoebe1944
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

On a visit to my son and family on assignment for his employer in nearby Luxembourg City we took the half hour drive here. It was festive, enlightening and ... oh that bratwurst. A short walk from the ancient "Black Roman Gate," the Christmas Market was fantastic. So much so that we visited other KrisKringle markets in Germany, Luxrmbourg, France... More 

Thank Richard C
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

A Pleasant place to take a break and have something to eat or drink. There are lots of small cafes, bakeries and restaurants to satisfy everyone. The market area is filled with lovely old buildings and interesting architecture. After seeing the Cathedral and all the tourist places nice to sit and people watch.

Thank Senta S
Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This square is not only nice because of its history, but it is also well laid out for modern day shopping. Well worth spending some time here.

Thank TourGuide-KEVIN
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

In the middle of Germany's oldest village, is a regular market. Not large, but worth a look/see in the beautiful old square surrounding it.

Thank simmonskUSA
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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

There is so much history in this little section. Between the history, sculptures, fountains, churches, places to eat etc. it great for people watching and just taking it all in.

Thank Michelle M

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