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Address: Markt 1, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Pleasant ambiance of terraces, cafés, restaurants and bakeries. Very many Germans having coffee with 'Kuchen' on a historic city square. People are friendly and respectful, also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant ambiance of terraces, cafés, restaurants and bakeries. Very many Germans having coffee with 'Kuchen' on a historic city square. People are friendly and respectful, also when they are in a group. Xanten is 38 km from Terborg, the nearest railway station in the Netherlands where bicycles can be rented. A nice loop is Terborg - Wesel - Xanten -... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We visited this little market square with Chinese family members. Our aim was to show them the German hospitality and cosiness of this little town with Roman history. The market square is surrounded with a number of bakery/pastry shops and terraces as well as ice cream saloons and restaurants. From the north and east side of the square you have... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a tourist-free zone, Xanten is the place for you. I never would have known it existed if it weren't for the fact that I was staying with my German friend and her family. The only people there (which is not a large number) were locals.

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Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Unfortunately it was not market day, which I have heard is very attractive. I would also like to go back around Christmas time as they have a charming Christmas Market.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Just west of the Ruhrgebiet, Xanten is a good place to be. The market place offer a nice view and, in the better seasons, good terraces for a drink or a dish.

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Xanten, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Marktplatz is a good place to come to for shopping ( three days a week ), to meet friends, to eat an ice cream or drink a coffee in the Italian places. What I dislike are the modern buidings. Nevertheless my favourite house is the Gotisches Haus.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

We liked the Markplaz, which is the centre of the town's activities. We were there on a Thursday and there was a small market which sold excellent produce at reasonable prices. Good cafes and restaurants overlooking the square and also the cathedral is not too far. It appeared that there is 3 hours free parking nearby. We got a 10... More 

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Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Cosy, quite, nice terrases outside for a coffee, a beer or something to eat, friendly service, vist the old church nearby

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Ahhh, yes, I love German markets. Usually, you can get a lot of snacks there to help you enjoy your evening drinking beer with your friends. This one was no exception - we bought a lot of snacks (mainly from one lady from Greece) and enjoyed every bit of it. Also bough some other stuff. Worth visiting for sure.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

Nice place to visit during Christmas market... many shops and vendors great "Glu wine" and atmosphere. Not many coffee shops and can be over crowded in holidays

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