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Most People Miss This One - and Shouildn't!

This street is hidden - right in the middle of bustling Zermatt, and winds its way down to the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
SabreSailor
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Old World Zermatt

Don't miss walking down this street. Experience what it was like living here hundreds of years... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Candace S
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This street is hidden - right in the middle of bustling Zermatt, and winds its way down to the river. On its whole length, we saw three other people! Here you'll find the "old" Zermatt - old original buildings, many of which stored grain for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Don't miss walking down this street. Experience what it was like living here hundreds of years ago. See the traditional mazots. Also, fountain commemorating Ulrich Inderbinen who climbed Matterhorn over 370 times and his last ascent was when he was 90 years old.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Candace S
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Take a short detour from shopping, dining on the Bahnhofstrasse to experience what it was like living here 300+ years ago. This street has a number of the old log structures some of which are still in use today. They are incredibly picturesque with their...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We stumbled on this section of old "historic" buildings and loved it. There are little plaques on some of the buildings, to give you an idea of what they were used for; how old; etc. Also, the Matterhorn Museum gives good info on how it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

The wooden buildings in this street are hundreds of years old. The owners clearly keep them well maintained, though most are now simply used for storing firewood etc. Such a photogenic street!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

It is only a little street and I must admit we almost missed it but I did love it there. Charming old wooden buildings, the oldest part of town, some buildings few hundred years old. They give an amazing idea of life back there. I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ella507
Reviewed 17 June 2018

When in Zermatt, be sure not to miss out on this little street. Even though it's just one left turn away from the "Bahnhofstrasse" and right smack in the middle of the village, you might easily miss it, since the first few meters do not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Bandit-One
Reviewed 15 June 2018

There is an old part of Zermatt located behind the main church. Walk a couple of blocks pass the church and you will find yourselves among old Swiss wooden buildings as you walk along cobble stone streets. These old wooden building sitting on raised concrete...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dale L
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Hinterdorfstrasse is 'Old Town' Zermatt. It's right in the center of Zermatt and some of the log cabin type housing dates back to the 16th century. No one lives there now and there are no services right there, but one can stroll down the narrow...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This was such a cute street of historic homes and architecture right in downtown Zermatt! I can’t imagine how they were still standing under all the feet of snow, but that is a testament to how well they were built!

Date of experience: January 2018
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