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Old Town (Niederburg)

Address: Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #3 of 15 Attractions in Konstanz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Cincinnati
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299 reviews 299 reviews
118 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

There was a Christmas festival while we visited, with lots of cool booths and attractions. The old town here has ancient buildings, trendy shops and restaurants. It was a delight to visit.

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Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
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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!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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151 attraction reviews
336 helpful votes 336 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.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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259 reviews 259 reviews
85 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 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......

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 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.

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Slatington, Pennsylvania
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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

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Zurich, Switzerland
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190 attraction reviews
250 helpful votes 250 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 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 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 

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Perth
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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.

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