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Old Market Square (Alter Markt)

Moenchsberg | Near Domplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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The old marketplace and city center from centuries past.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pretzels” (24 reviews)
“sausage” (22 reviews)
“nice market” (3 reviews)
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Moenchsberg | Near Domplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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"pretzels"
in 24 reviews
"sausage"
in 22 reviews
"nice market"
in 3 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 5 reviews
"for sale"
in 5 reviews
"great place to wander"
in 3 reviews
"food stalls"
in 4 reviews
"mozart chocolates"
in 4 reviews
"window shopping"
in 5 reviews
"mulled wine"
in 3 reviews
"christmas market"
in 7 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"wander around"
in 3 reviews
"mozart's birthplace"
in 3 reviews
"vendors"
in 18 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 13 reviews
"imbiss"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The vendors in this square have something for everyone. There is food, drink, art, souvenirs, cheese, fruit and vegetables, and hats and 'everything'. We had a hot dog at one vendor and goulash at another. I bought a wide brimmed hat to sheild me from...More

Thank AmandaOldRog
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Alter Markt," the Old Marketplace in Salzburg's historic city center, was already laid out as an urban trading center and marketplace in the 13th century. The square was known as Ludwig Victor Square between 1873 and 1927 after Archduke Ludwig Viktor, the youngest brother of...More

2  Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t that busy when we went but still very nice. Lots of souvenirs and food to be had. Well worth a look if in Salzburg.

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To get a flavour of the area, this is the place for you. Great cheese, meats and drinks. Easy to get to and nice food stalls close by as well

1  Thank SS2510
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took the opportunity to spend a few hours strolling through the town, with its main street and small side lanes. It is very European and packed with shops, restaurants, and places to sit outside and have a cold beer. If you...More

1  Thank cisco289
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really dont like too much big squares as im a bit agorafobic, but this place was neat, they have old buildings that look like from fairytale and also a fontaine with statues in the middle and the food market was highligt

Thank kostendusan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a guided walking tour and after on our free time I bought a pretzel here. There is other food/drink, crafts & jewelry.

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

a typical medieval old town square with lots of shops and restaurants , fountains and statues. There is a huge golden globe statue with a man standing on top of globe , but not sure what the story is . Again one can look down...More

Thank J2870QKangelah
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Although Salzburg is not a big town, there are many places to visit. In the old town, you can spend a joyful time at the old market square. You can have plenty of chances to taste chocolates and other delicatessen. There are many nice cafés...More

1  Thank Ebru A
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The Old Market Square still functions as a market and you can buy souvenirs and snacks here. It is a great way to shop the way it was done in the medieval times but nothing special.

Thank TAIN2013
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Hawkeyeomi
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Response from Bulent B | Reviewed this property |
From monday to saturday.
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Response from indytomBallwinMo | Reviewed this property |
Mozart Chocolates and a Mozart glass
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