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Nice old square

Nice old square, but not as good as others I have seen. It’s good to watch some old utube videos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Lovely City. Lovely Main Square

As the main square in the Old Quarter, Hauptplatz offers all we have come to expect from such... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice old square, but not as good as others I have seen. It’s good to watch some old utube videos from the end of ww2 where German POW were herded and then walked off. Try and visualise where it all happened. Also this is where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

As the main square in the Old Quarter, Hauptplatz offers all we have come to expect from such locations: grand Habsburg buildings, many with intricate Baroque details, a tall central statue, cafes serving all kinds of food and excellent coffee and pastries, lots of tourists...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

Start here and explore the city. Use the city trams, a ticket costs €1.20 for 4 stops. Restaurants and shops line the large open square. At the end of square, about 200 metres is the river Danube.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Drachsi
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We have visited this place for Christmas market. Very nice atmosphere there. Accessible by public transport easily.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JanM366
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Linz is a lovely city with a lot of charm. In the old city around the Hauptplatz there are sweet little lanes and historic buildings.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank FelixT21
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We took a river cruise from Germany to Linz, the boats dock very near the square, it was only a few minutes walk. We were given some free time and our meeting spot was by the tall column in the center, easy to find. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Lovely old square to sit in and enjoy life. Had a nice vibe about it as did the rest of Linz. It's a university town so bright and lively. A nice place to visit on our river cruise

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Linz Hauptplatz is a large square, pretty unremarkable as is Linz itself. A city tour bus stop is located there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ron S
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Famous for its tower and the balcony on that Rathaus where Hitler gave a speech the day after Austria was annexed. Smaller than other European main squares but still pretty. We shopped her for food after a trip to Mauthausen.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob B
Reviewed August 26, 2018

For history and Culture lovers is this a beautiful place to visit. So much history and after learning about the past you can enjoy a drink in one of the cafes near the 'platz'.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marianna P
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Elena R
June 7, 2018|
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Response from MycroftHolmey | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elena, Not sure about Postlingberg, but Linz you could do in two days: the first to see the sights, and the second to go back to that chocolate shop you wanted to go to but didn’t think it was worth it but now you wish... More
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Response from dundr2015 | Reviewed this property |
As far as we know the ships dock close to the Hauptplatz. It is a few minutes walk from the docking area to the Hauptplatz. Leave the ship and turn right - you should see the Hauptplatz after a short walk.