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Old Market Square (Altmarkt)

Altmarkt, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Altmarkt, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

You will enjoy walking along this small square. There is great entertainment all around you. Many singers and entertainers available for you street music enjoyment.

Thank BigMan2xReview
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Dresden's most iconic square with nice renovated buildings from the 18th century. Close to the river with lot of seatings with romantic views. Few restaurants and shop mall nearby.

Thank Miloslav Z
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It is what it is...a square. If you are walking about the city you are bound to wander onto it even if you are not trying to find it. As one learns of the recent and very dramatic history of Dresnden, it's impossible not to...More

Thank Radjana
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a big square that is totally underwhelming throughout the year, that is until the Christmas market takes place here.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We went to the Christmas markets in the old market square. Amazing. Lots of stalls, food and drink available. Went again two weeks later and the markets were gone and it was covered in snow. Still breat

Thank simba6
Reviewed 7 January 2017

One of the joys of visiting Germany during Advent is visiting a Christkindlmarkt. The Striezelmarkt claims to be Germany's oldest and in 2016 celebrated 582 years of existence. To be able to enjoy the stalls, one needs to pick a time of day when fewer...More

Thank uropwide
Reviewed 4 January 2017

When we went it didn't have the Christmas Market. So it just looked super modern and huge empty square.

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Altmarkt is a public square in Dresden with a history reaching back to at least the 14th century. The area was completely destroyed during the Bombing of Dresden in 1945 and reconstructed in the 1950s and 60s. These days it is used for events, festivals...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The buildings are amazing and the main square is big and beautiful. I love the ice cream there. A place that should be visited in Dresden

Thank Hà Chi L
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Dresden for the Christmas Markets and the Altmarkt was our favorite location. They had multiple vendors but we thought their childrens' workshops were a great addition. The market itself was easily accessible and there were many transportation stops and restaurants around the area.

Thank Amanda V
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