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Christmas Market

Market Square, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
00 49 241 180 29 60
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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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257 reviews 257 reviews
132 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very nice Christmas Market because of the old character of the center and how the market is placed in it. The Christmas Market is spread over several locations, with the two largest on the Markt and on the Katschhof (behind the Rathaus), a third is next to the Elisenbrunnen and there are a few very small sites which are mainly... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Spent the day here as part of a Leger tour of Christmas markets. Was accompanied by my sister who is wheelchair bound. During the visit everyone was more than helpful. The shuttle bus driver from the coach centre to the market was very obliging and helpful as were the attendants in the market. On arriving the feeling was just magical... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

what a fabulous location, we waited until it was dark to add to the atmosphere which was lovely and as it is in the centre of the old town it really is atmospheric. it has plenty of parking nearby if you are driving in from elsewhere as we did. the town is also an excellent place to shop with a... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Really nice - full of Christmas cheer, good eats and warm Gluhwein! It was really busy - it was easier to get around to the different stands in the morning, but overall a lovely atmosphere and a good time!

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Pleasantly surprised by the size of the Christmas Market and the variety of stalls, both decorations and food! If you only went to the Cathedral then yes, you will miss quite a few more, as they are dotted about the city centre. Definitely well worth a visit!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Lovely Christmas market. Lovely stalls with a wide variety of decorations and gifts. Despite a light rain, everything about it created a festive Christmassy ambience; the yummy glüwein, the decoration of the stalls, the Aachener printen (a kind of Lebküchen), the Christmas music. It's spread over several locations in the city so although it was busy, it never seemed too... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

great place to visit the stalls were fantastic we found that some stall were expensive but the atmosphere the smells the food were well worth the visit

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Augusta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I have heard a lot about the Christmas markets from my German fiancé and that Aachen was one of the popular ones. We were a little disappointed because we were expecting more vendors. The Christmas market was small but it was filled with all the essentials from gluwein, Christmas decorations and traditional German fast foods and desserts. We went at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We visited Aachen Christmas market on a Saturday. Great location in the historical centre mainly around the Dom and city hall. We liked the decoration and the atmosphere especially in the late afternoon. It is quite cosy. Very nice stand food and drinks. Highly recommended

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Carmel, Indiana
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Aachen Christmas market is fab. Small but it is packed with great food stalls offering traditional german foods, like bratwurst, fried potato cakes, garlic mushrooms and much more. The gluwein is a must and there is also plenty of german beers to choose for. Besides the lovely food and drink the stalls also have lovely christmas decorations and novelties with... More

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