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Attractive monument at Marienplatz in Freising

There is a impressive Marian Column in the centre of Marienplatz that is worth seeing when spending... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Hong Kong, China
Quaint little square to walk around

Like the dom area - not much to see in Freising except this attraction. Love to see the different... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
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19 Jul 2018
“Attractive monument at Marienplatz in Freising”
15 Oct 2018
“Saturday Morning Fresh Markets”
Marienplatz with Mariensäule ColumnThe Baroque Column of Mary (1674)is the centre of Marienplatz square,the bustling heart of the city and starting-point for all walks throughthe Old Quarter.
Marienplatz, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is a wonderful old-town market place in Bavaria. It is surrounded by 13th and 14th century buildings and a nice fountain in the center. While we were there one of the buildings was under renovation but that didn't detract from the charm of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

There is a impressive Marian Column in the centre of Marienplatz that is worth seeing when spending time in Freising. This monument was erected around 1674. It is similar to the Marien Column in the Old Town of Munich, which may have served as a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

I didn't expect to come to such a beautiful scenario as I strolled around town. I just found randomly a hotel on Booking to spend the night before my flight and voila, loved it!!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

I liked this square a lot - little, cozy, just amazing. Nice surrounding buildings, a couple places to eat. Good, friendly atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Olga G
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Like the dom area - not much to see in Freising except this attraction. Love to see the different colors and detailed architectural designs. The bears are fun. It's just a lot of fun if you simply walk around to look at the bear statutes

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

This town is charming. There are lovely cafes and restaurants. Shops with fresh sausages, cheese, pastries, liqueurs...What a lovely place to stroll and sample local cuisine.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Ann C
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had an 8-hour layover in Munich and didn't want to spend that long just sitting around the airport. Rather than go all the way into Munich, we headed to Freising instead. Using the 635 bus, it took 15 minutes or so to get to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Explored town for a meal and found this lovely platz with Marian Statue and Farmers' Market. Had a great meal on the terrace of Cafe Marienplatz overlooking everything.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MikeN660
Reviewed August 29, 2016

What a great little area. This was in walking distance from our hotel (Marriott). There is not a whole lot here, however, it has a very pretty fountain, several little shops and restaurants, which makes it a nice area to walk through.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Hwolk
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This town area is really nice and you can feel the history. Very quiet even though that this is just on the outskirts of the big city

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tonni J
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