Old Market Square (Altmarkt)

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Old Market Square (Altmarkt)

Old Market Square (Altmarkt)
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MichiganFarmWife
Frankenmuth, MI13 contributions
Busy Platz
Mar 2020
We enjoyed watching Dresdeners go about their daily work and shopping while pausing ourselves for a bit of sustenance at tea time.
Written January 31, 2021
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debsywalker
Slough, UK2,920 contributions
Large Square lacking Summer Activity
Aug 2020 • Solo
It is fair to say that this square has emotion attracted to it when you read the plaque about the cremations in WW2. I enjoyed a drink here but found it lacked soul, but had a kfc, a Starbucks, a Mcdonalds. Worth a walk through and sure a totally different experience at Christmas.
Written August 11, 2020
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Denise D
Baunach, Germany23 contributions
Lots of historic buildings all nearby
Feb 2020
Lovely sunny end to February and found this area really nice as the best historic attractions are all nearby along with the river
Written March 10, 2020
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tjtarrega
Florida Keys, FL111 contributions
The heart of historic Dresden
Jan 2020
A large open square, close to everything in the historic district. After the firebombing in 1945, almost 7,000 corpses had to be burned on this site (to avoid disease). Today, if you look carefully, you will see a sort of plaque in the ground commemorating that awful event. It is near the subway station.
Written January 24, 2020
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Margaret B
Queensland, Australia592 contributions
Australian Travellers
Jan 2020 • Family
A beautiful old part of this city to be enjoyed strolling the shops or dining in one of the many restaurants or taking a horse and carriage ride. The Holy Cross Church dominates the square and is worth a visit. The Medieval market and Christmas Market gluhwein stalls were still active when we visited. A great way to enjoy a few hours exploring the area.
Written January 4, 2020
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jaybeeFL
Palm Harbor, FL2,594 contributions
Historic Center of Dresden
Dec 2019
Spent several evenings here wandering the many lanes of vendors in the annual Christmas Market. This was one of the best we saw while touring the many markets of northern Germany. This square in the "old town" area is very near the Frauenkirche, Kreuzkirche and easy walking distance to the Zwinger.
Written December 17, 2019
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ctboarder
Connecticut746 contributions
Great Christmas Market.
Dec 2019 • Couples
Very busy square where the Christmas market was setup. We watched the tree lighting which was great. Lots of food options and very fun. Don’t miss while in Prague.
Written December 12, 2019
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Anitaexiledin~Boro
Marton, UK9 contributions
Warm friendly Christmas Market
Dec 2019
This is very old Strieselmarkt which has been a trading point since the 15th century! A very friendly and family orientated Christmas market, where two English ladies of a certain age felt very safe - day and night. There's a lovely old fashioned Ferris Wheel that costs €4.00 for a couple of turns of the wheel - enough to get to see the whole market a couple of times! - lots of fun.
Written December 10, 2019
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marksw3960
London, UK1,677 contributions
Picturesque Church
Jul 2019
Dominated by the Holy Cross Church (note - the stone gets like that with aging - not scorching) - the Altmarkt is a more modern (at least architecturally if not actually) square compared with the Neumarkt or Theaterplatz. The church is well worth a look around if passing through on the way to the station or Grosser Garden.
Written November 28, 2019
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cadeauxetonnants
Fernandina Beach, FL134 contributions
Lively!
Oct 2019
We admired the Square while having breakfast on a Sunday morning. A Flea Market filled the square with tables of interesting items and lots of people. Later, the Square was filled with political demonstrators.
Written November 5, 2019
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