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Hauptplatz

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Address: Linz, Austria
Phone Number: 4373270700
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Linz is a beautiful city in Austria. You can see the centre in a few hours'walk. Beautiful builings and everything is very well maintained. There are also a lot shops if that is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Oss, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Oss, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Linz is a beautiful city in Austria. You can see the centre in a few hours'walk. Beautiful builings and everything is very well maintained. There are also a lot shops if that is what you wold like to do

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Town squares in old European towns are almost worth walking through. You get some flavor of the place, even if it's from centuries past. This town square is large and open, and it is distinguished by what isn't here. There's no church. Lots of large houses with narrow frontage, however, and some shops. Plenty of bars nearby.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don't even notice you are in a square. There is not enough place to sit and no interesting building to look around. The restaurants there are not good. Also there is barely space for bike parking

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting with lots to see including a statue that dominates. Various cafes that sell the famous Linz cake. Also notorious for house where Hitler appeared to first celebrate the annexation of Austria

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The most picturesque part of town - with lots of restaurant, shops, tourist office.... Kind of crossroads which you came by wherever you go....

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Delta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

we've been told that Linz is the forgotten gem. most think of it as the industrial city BUT, I have to say I thought this was a very nice clean historical city. we took a walking tour from out river boat and we explored the street and crannies of this beautiful city. yes there are some big building which leads... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

You can't visit a european city and not see its centre! Quintessential european town square look. always appealing to my eyes. branches off into many lanes you can happily get lost in...I found myself in the middle of a huge wine festival on one of the days...no complaints! very very pretty city Linz!

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Benton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Whether you want a tram, a restaurant, fresh vegetables or just an ice cream, it all happens at the Hauptplatz, Linz' central square.Trams constantly run through this otherwise pedestrian area, connecting the central square to the rest of the city. Along the sides are numerous restaurants offering seating both inside and out. After school and into the evening families come... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Cute little platz with bars and stores. It has a tram which goes quite often. Nice place for walk and relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a beautiful square in a history city, and it presents a number of photo opportunities. During our recent trip to Linz, we made a couple of visits to this square.

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