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Hinterdorfstrasse

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Address: Hinterdorfstrasse 25, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0792143270
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A Dramatic Contrast to the "Modern" Zermatt

If we hadn't been told to visit this area we probably would not have even known it was there. Just down the street from the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel, it is a collection of old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we hadn't been told to visit this area we probably would not have even known it was there. Just down the street from the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel, it is a collection of old structures from this area of Switzerland that illustrates what the buildings from long ago once looked like. Certainly nowhere near the style that predominates in... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Strolled up & down the Hinterdofstrasse for an hour or so looking at the beautifully preserved old wooden structures, so pleased to see history being kept alive.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Hinterdorfstrasse is the old town of Zermatt. I knew about it from travel shows that I watched before coming to Zermatt and it was just like I expected. It's very accessible from the main town of Zermatt. Walking down the street between the old houses gave a very nostalgic feeling. The buildings themselves were very unique and interesting. There were... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The old town is amazingly beautiful. Walking down the lanes with very old, well preserved wooden houses makes you feel a part of the past times. The houses built are splendid. The old town is very small part of the Zermatt but is worth visiting. It's a must visit when you visit Zermatt.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

People wanting to take home some amazing pics may stop by to see this part of the city actually in the heart of the city. The imposing buildings is a must see and the stones that is spread over the place is just beautiful too.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Not off the beaten path but actually in the middle of the town of Zermatt, Hinterdorfstrasse is a must see if you like interesting historical buildings or take to photos! Its wonderful that the town has preserved these historic buildings for everyone to see....its really unique and not to be missed.

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I really found the old buildings interesting. When you think of how old the wood is - it's quite amazing. The flat stones separating the house from it's stilts is quite a unique feature I had not seen before. Worth visiting.

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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

When i read about Hinterdorfstrasse at Zermatt website, I thought it would be bigger and also that the old houses wouldn't be restricted to such a few. But still, the houses look nice and the street is worth a visit

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Thank Bruno C
Zermatt, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Walking through the Hinterdorfstrasse you will discover the old buildings of Zermatt, stables, storage huts and the living quarters, all built next to each other to keep out the cold winter temperatures. Very interesting.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If you are in Zermatt, you have to walk down the street. This is where all the old houses are from the 1700&1800's. It is only 1-2 blocks, but worth the time.

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