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Hauptplatz

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Address: Linz, Austria
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Christmas Market 2016

The main square was just a short walk from where our Viking river cruise ship docked. The Christmas market is in the main square surrounded by shops and restaurants. Since it was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Trainbook
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Westerville, Ohio
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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main square was just a short walk from where our Viking river cruise ship docked. The Christmas market is in the main square surrounded by shops and restaurants. Since it was a Sunday evening the market was filled with the locals enjoying each other's company. We stopped in one small restaurant to have Linzer torte with whipped cream. The... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and quiet town with lots of history. This is best place to live in with your family. Almost every day even on cold winter day this place is very busy. Going back again for sure.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

So I'm not sure what else to say about it. I visited the Christmas Market there and it was a bit underwhelming. Also disappointing was that the tourist office kept really limited hours

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cosy restaurants and beautiful buildings. There is a lot going on but never crowded. It's definitely worth a visit!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cated in the centre of the main square (Hauptplatz), which, with an area of roughly 13,000m2, has been one of the largest urban squares in Europe, that functions as a market place.

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

You can sit there on a sunny day and enjoy the weather There are also many restaurants in the surroundings

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Visited at the beginning of December. The Christmas market was in place: beautiful lights everywhere. Kiosks selling local crafts, hot alcoholic cider and fruit punches, chocolates and cookies as well as savory food (simple things such as hot dogs). The square is very alive in the evening: full of locals and tourists walking and singing. Lots of restaurants and cafes... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Typical square in Europe, but it's still a must see in Linz. Do walk around the small streets, you will find nice antique and restaurant. It's good if you ride bike too.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I was a child when I visited Linz with my parents 50 years ago, I found it now perfectly maintained in its full splendour. To see again central monument, the church and all old buildings around so beutiful was a great pleasure for me. After passing through small Xmas market stands and eathing some non forgetable "Bratwurst mitt Sauerkrout", listening... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The most expensive Xmas market i have ever visited...more expensive than Hamburg - Leipzig - Hyde Park. ...and no atmosphere, no music ambience ...actually rather sterile and unwelcoming ....The LOCATION is fabulous...Historic beautiful and captivating, the Market however doesn't add to the attractiveness of the >Hauptplatz< it's just >There< in the middle and that's it!

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