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Hauptplatz

Linz, Austria (Landstraße)
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Linz
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The trick with going to Linz is to go there with no expectations - that's what I did and I was pleasantly surprised :). I went there with a very vague plan, and did most of the walking by instinct, making turns when I wanted to, without a map. The new cathedral was amazing - one of the best I've... More

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Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

In the heart of Linz, this is a great place for a cake, coffee, lunch and a beer. It really is a beautiful place with lots of good shopping and historic buildings all around you. Beautiful.

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Salzburg, Austria
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137 reviews 137 reviews
48 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

All good there and recommend you take the tourist train ride. Check out Leberkaese Pepi for a snack. stroll up and down the main street

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glasgow
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119 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is the heart of Linz and is a very fine rectangular Platz. The small balcony on the Rathaus was where Hitler stood in 1938 on his triumphant entry into his home city. The platz leads down to the Danube.

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Everything to shop is nearby. Nothing negative about the place. Lot of cafes around. Transportation hub.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
69 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Hauptplatz is a large city square dating back to the 13th century, with many eateries around the edges to while away a pleasant "people watching" time, it is supposed to be one of the largest squares in Europe, and as a landmark, in its centre has the Trinity column in white marble celebrating the towns survival form many disasters... More

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Perth, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

supposedly one of the best examples of a baroque city square, if you can take a panorama photo it does look impressive. Very touristy area with cafes and glockenspiel clock, old town not far away with more variety of eating & drinking places

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Located right in the center of Linz. The day we were there, there was craft fair with all types of food, crafts and souvenirs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Bordered by a range of eateries/meeting places, this charming town square also hosts a weekly farmer's market as well as a wide variety of seasonal fairs. It is the ideal starting point from which to explore the Old Town, take one of the quiet side roads and walk up to the castle, or stroll around the area to admire architecture.... More

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Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a quaint place with a surprising amount of character, plenty of places to eat with a few shops thrown in. The highlight of this square is the central monument which is impressive. They also run city tour trains from there for around €8 per adult.

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