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Hinterdorfstrasse

Hinterdorfstrasse 25, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 81 00
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The real Zermatt

Zermatt used to be a small rural village until very recently and Hinterdorfstrasse has some of the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
SergeLourie
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Richmond, United Kingdom
Interesting traditional little old backstreet.

Interesting traditional little old backstreet. Various grain stores, drying rooms, houses from past... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Howard B
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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“past times” (2 reviews)
“preserved” (4 reviews)
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Hinterdorfstrasse 25, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Zermatt used to be a small rural village until very recently and Hinterdorfstrasse has some of the old buildings that make Zermatt so interesting. Hinterdorfstrasse is between the Barnhofstrasse, which is the main shopping street, of modern Zermatt and the river. It is not long...More

1  Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Interesting traditional little old backstreet. Various grain stores, drying rooms, houses from past times, right off the main street and only a 2 minute detour so worth doing.

1  Thank Howard B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The houses on this street bring you back to how things used to be, with stones at the base of the homes to keep mice out, Stone roofs and wood piled up underneath and some ancient craftsmanship. For fans of This Old House, Norm and...More

1  Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a lovely part of Zermatt, dating back to the 16th Century, with traditional timber houses built on stone slabs on top of stilts. The stone slabs were there to keep out vermin. Houses like this can also be found in the surrounding villages...More

1  Thank Silberhorn
Reviewed 24 September 2016

To be honest not a huge amount to do in Zermatt and this street is well worth a visit. Fantastic 16th Century buildings and one is a bar(unfortunately shut when we went). One to not miss in Zermatt.

1  Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a really charming, well preserved little street, One can combine Hinterdorf strasse, Mountaineer's cemetery, the Museum and Church bridge in a small but packed schedule. Would strongly recommend.

1  Thank SameerBombay_India
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If we hadn't been told to visit this area we probably would not have even known it was there. Just down the street from the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel, it is a collection of old structures from this area of Switzerland that illustrates what the...More

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Strolled up & down the Hinterdofstrasse for an hour or so looking at the beautifully preserved old wooden structures, so pleased to see history being kept alive.

Thank cambo2910
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Hinterdorfstrasse is the old town of Zermatt. I knew about it from travel shows that I watched before coming to Zermatt and it was just like I expected. It's very accessible from the main town of Zermatt. Walking down the street between the old houses...More

1  Thank dunmetiel
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The old town is amazingly beautiful. Walking down the lanes with very old, well preserved wooden houses makes you feel a part of the past times. The houses built are splendid. The old town is very small part of the Zermatt but is worth visiting....More

Thank RitikaThakkar
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