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Hinterdorfstrasse

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Address: Hinterdorf str., Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0792143270
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Walking back in time

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
cambo2910
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank RitikaThakkar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank suniljumala
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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Thank Dave S
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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Thank Verena L
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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Heysham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

When in Zermatt you just have to visit the old town. The main street is the Hinterdorfstrasse and like the rest of Zermatt is traffic free apart from the little electric vehicles used as either taxis or by the locals. This creates a peaceful atmosphere free of pollution. The houses that make up the old town are wooden aged with... More 

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