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Hauptmarkt

54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 978080
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This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval times.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 651 978080
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"christmas market"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful market"
in 12 reviews
"mulled wine"
in 5 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 7 reviews
"market stalls"
in 7 reviews
"lovely square"
in 7 reviews
"fruits and vegetables"
in 4 reviews
"takes place"
in 3 reviews
"town square"
in 7 reviews
"typical german"
in 3 reviews
"great architecture"
in 3 reviews
"jewish quarter"
in 3 reviews
"porta nigra"
in 19 reviews
"pedestrian area"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"oldest city"
in 5 reviews
"roman ruins"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Hauptmarkt is an interesting place to stroll and check out the fresh fruits and vegetables, the cafes, and the people. There is even a small freestanding booth where one can sip some local wines.

Thank Elaine G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A busy market as you will find them most places. The setting here is just beautiful between all the lovely houses. Also check out the wine stall. It switches all the time between local producers. So you can also get a bit cultural with the...More

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As someone said go for lazy afternoon here, it was ok took some good photos. Went just to go to the bridge and see Luxembourg and Germany on each side

Thank Vivek D
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We made a point of trying the various wursts from the stands and also some of the deserts that were available. I would almost say it was like a carnival atmosphere.

Thank KansasTravelingdad
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

All buildings on this market place are in perfect state. It's lovely to wander around this place and the streets surrounding it.

Thank zwerver45
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is not to an event to be missed. You think you have seen one mass market and then you have seen them all. Not in this case, this is the most entertaining one as you get to see all the Christmas things, but also...More

Thank Agustina T
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

There is a charm about the Hauptmarkt as the scale is not dominating and one can see the other buildings around. As it is in a pedestrian area and anyone going to the Dom and the Porta Nigra will pass through it is not going...More

Thank jtwoodfield
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Adorable little Market! Lots of beautiful buildings and restaurants to choose from. Definitely don't miss this if you are in Trier! You can walk to the Porta Nigra from here and the Cathedral.

Thank LaurenAthaliaTravel
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I cannot recommend both Trier and the Christmas market enough - Trier is a lovely town filled with beautiful houses surrounding the square which seems to come to life even more when the market arrives! Each wooden chalet is beautifully decorated and it was great...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Unique market place surrounded by authentic old well renovated buildings. Outstanding Xmas market with plenty of nicely decorated wooden cottages where you can buy Xmas decoration, hand made presents, great variety of food and drinks. Good quality of items for sale, not only cheap stuff......More

1  Thank soinic
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Higa Sakura B
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Response from Trainbleu | Reviewed this property |
The main attraction about the Hauptmarkt is the general impression of the square with the reconstructed historic facades and the views on the cathedral, the Porta Nigra, St Gangolf church as you walk around it . In that... More
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Cathryn B
29 March 2016|
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Response from EvHoof | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the regular week-market that one is on: Tuesdays and Thursdays at the 'Markt' (at the middle of the center) , or alternatively, on Saturdays on the 'Münsterplatz'. The christmas market can best be visited... More
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