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Oberer Stadtplatz, Silberzeile

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Address: Oberer Stadtplatz, Scharding, Austria
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A beauty

You are stunned by the colours and during the pre christmas time you can see beautiful lightings on the houses.

Reviewed 24 November 2015
Gerald W
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Vienna, Austria
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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The village obviously takes pride in its inner city. The houses in both the upper and lower city are in good repair and sport bright and probably coordinated colors. The city center is worth a small detour and free parking was surprisingly easy to find.

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

You are stunned by the colours and during the pre christmas time you can see beautiful lightings on the houses.

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Thank Gerald W
va
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This town has a stunning central plaza, with a beautiful water fountain. Although no longer adhering to the custom, houses were painted certain colors to represent the occupation or business there, so even if you could not read, you could tell where the local tailor or butcher shop was. Now, the wide array of colors is eye candy for the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Schärding has put a lot of work into renovating many of its historic houses and the result is lovely.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

There are two own squares in Scharding, an Upper and Lower. They are within 20 yards of each other. The May pole was looking pretty sad and neglected but the cafes around the square were very crowded and the town was bustling. There were several pieces of public art and it was a nice public space....but I'll bet the place... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

The beautiful town of Scharding has many colourful buildings, and although it is small... it is defiantly worth a visit if you are close. A small romantic area, where you can relax by the river and go the museum of the area.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The Oberer Stadtplatz (upper city square) of Scharding is a nice collection of colorful baroque buildings well preserved. The lower square worth a walk as well, untill the river. There you will meet the real past of the city.

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Culver City, California
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Reviewed 25 December 2012

The town square in Sharding converts to a delightful Christmas market and farmer's market in December. Wear layers of warm clothes.

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