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Address: Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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A great walk through history

It was a quiet weekend day that we walked through, so many of the shops were closed, but there were still cafes open. Lots of people walking and browsing, and taking in history... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Bristol
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330 reviews 330 reviews
107 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The old town is quite small so it really doesn't take that long. You'd have to stretch it out to make it last half a day.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It was a quiet weekend day that we walked through, so many of the shops were closed, but there were still cafes open. Lots of people walking and browsing, and taking in history. Its beautiful!

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Cincinnati
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147 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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379 helpful votes 379 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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371 reviews 371 reviews
131 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 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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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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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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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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