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This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval times.
54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 978080
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All reviews christmas market beautiful market mulled wine lovely square market stalls meeting place strawberries cafes and restaurants town square typical german watch the world jewish quarter porta nigra pedestrian area roman ruins fountain vendors
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of people in this small town and the markets are where it seems like it's happening. Lots of restaurants and shops around here for a small area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful at night. When everything is illuminated it truly is a nice few. Worth a visit at night and at daytime

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank threesixearth
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This is the most popular and amazing place in the city. This is the place where the Christmas market is, where the people enjoy the sunny days and where the meeting place of Saturdays morning. Beautiful square!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mariamellen
Reviewed 12 December 2018

It was a pity the weather was not kind to us but still it was fab. The smell of the food stalls and the lovely hot wine kept us going and we enjoyed browsing the many different stalls. The general atmosphere is very jovial and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 4 December 2018

This square is in the really old centre of Trier. As there was a market the square was very animated, as a consequence it was less enjoyable to see the nice buildings around the square.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The center of town in a pedestrian area is well worth spending some time, especially at the centrally located wine bar.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Virginiatravel1
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

The market looks like a nice place with interesting buildings and objects, but with all shops closed, there is not much going on.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PetervRwk
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I thought it was suspicious that the guy didn’t want to take the strawberries out of the plastic box. The lower layer was all rotten in both baskets. Be careful. I don’t trust any fruit here. Probably just bought at a discount supermarket.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gabrielan882
Reviewed 2 October 2018

we were there on a saturday a bit past lunch time, and the weather was great for lunch in a terrace. As many markets there were stalls with souvenirs and interesting crafts. great for a quick baked snack if you are on a budget and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TicaCelt
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Walking distance from Port Nigra. Oldest market with plenty of places & shops to buy local souvenirs , sip wine or beer & relax. There is a spectacular market fountain . Clean rest rooms .

Date of experience: July 2018
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18 December 2018|
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Response from Jamie C | Reviewed this property |
10 - 15 min walk.
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3 May 2017|
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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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Response from GobboE | 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