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Altmarkt, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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All reviews christmas market bratwurst modern shopping mall local market annual christmas christmas decorations lovely city central europe lots of shops surrounding buildings wander around second world war stalls germany bavarian sites parade
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the architecture and the skyline from here.PLenty of options for photos of the city from here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dxr777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bare square with modern houses and the old GDR palast for culture, all rebuilt after the war, in typacally USSR style

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jpdk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Altmarkt is my favorite area. It is charming no matter what time of day. Lots of shops, restaurants, cafes - all walking distance. the Altmarkt Galleria is a modern shopping mall.

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Did I mention this is a location for a beautiful Christmas Market? Wonderful city with many modern restaurants, museums and sights. We were here on the day of the annual Christmas parade. The giant Stollen and the march of the bakers is worth seeing if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnCamp81
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The Altmarkt is a lovely location for the famous Dresden Christmas market. The atmosphere is wonderful which I think contributed to the market as a whole. There is a reason why this market is listed as one of the best in Germany and it certainly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Dresden was the last city to be bombed during the 2nd world war. The people decided to preserve the ruins and combined them in the new buildings. It is remarkable.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

This is a historic point of Dresden that was almost bombed totally under the second world war but have been fixed up again. It was a lovely marked when I visited town. Restaurant. Shops. Was before Zwinger was build up the parade place in town....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The large square is the older of the two town square in Dresden's old town (the other being Neumarkt). Dating back to the fourteenth century, it is surrounded by historic buildings and the Old Town Hall. As with the rest of the old town, the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed November 17, 2018

My wife and I were here on a Gate1 tour, on the way from Czech to Berlin (I erroneously said Vienna in the Zwanger Palace review). But visiting this after the Zwanger Palace was on our own. We thoroughly enjoyed many of the vendors and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This place was set up just like an old market with beer taverns and wine stands. Food booths of all kinds. Bakeries and shops. A wonderful band! So cool. Love this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Linda S
September 5, 2017|
Response from tank1050 | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 15 to 20 minute walk. It is flat but through the city much of it is a pedestrian area of stores including a Holiday Inn Express. An Ibis hotel is next to the Markt also.