We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Town (Niederburg)

Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Improve this listing
93%
Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Konstanz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Attraction details
Write a Review

83 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    45
    32
    5
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice old town near the Harbour! the streets of the old town are full of magazines and restaurants. Great architecture!The building are coloured! You can easily get to the old plan of the city near the gorgeous church! It has a beautiful fountain!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
452 reviews 452 reviews
149 attraction reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We spent a few hours here at the end of a day exploring northeastern Switzerland and enjoyed discovering the fairytale-like streets and alleyways. A very charming place and one of the prettiest in Germany.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
249 reviews 249 reviews
83 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Walk the cobbled streets of the old town & let your mind wander back centuries. Beautiful, clean & very well maintained old town. Stop for a coffee & just soak up the atmosphere or visit some or all of the many attractions including the museum & historic cathedral......

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
52 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Its a nice town to spend few hours in there, the old town is full of shops, bars and restaurants. The building are coloured in beautiful colours. It has a beautiful fountain and architecture.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Slatington, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed in central location to make strolling through old town easy and enjoyable. We even ate at a local favorite with the help of a waitress who could translate the menu so we could order local fare

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
439 reviews 439 reviews
175 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It’s really nice to walk around the Konstanz Old Town. There are so many historic buildings, the Cathedral as well as other old church’s, the University, bars/clubs, restaurants, museums, shops and if you are lucky you will hopefully catch some of the street musicians and performers displaying their skills for change. It’s easy to just to walk around the old... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
434 reviews 434 reviews
183 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Konstanz, in Germany, has an old town worth a visit. It is compact and invite us to walk. It is full of history with ancient houses, churches, interesting museums, squares, fountains, restaurants, bars and shops. The old theater, the old towers, the Konzil building, the main church, narrow charming and cozy streets, good and diverse examples of the german architecture…... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Konstanz was not bombed in the second world war because it was right next to the Swiss border, so in the old town there are some interesting decorated houses , with interesting pictures on the outside , as well as some fine churches such as the Trinity Church. The pedestrian precinct has a wide choice of reasonably priced shops and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We took a substantial amount of photos of the old buildings in Konstanz as we were struck by the impressive architecture, upkeep and presentation of centuries' old buildings.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Top Contributor
293 reviews 293 reviews
50 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

It's a quintessential European old town with cobble stone roads and paths encaged by old buildings, some going back over 800 years. There are lots of restaurants dotted all over the place. Our favorite is Karma, which offers Indian, Thai and Malaysian cooking. It's similar to old towns all over Europe, albeit with a German touch, which is a complement.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Old Town (Niederburg) also viewed

Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg
Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg
 
Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg
Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg
 

Been to Old Town (Niederburg)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing