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Hauptmarkt

54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 978080
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This public square has served as Trier's main marketplace since medieval times.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 651 978080
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not to an event to be missed. You think you have seen one mass market and then you have seen them all. Not in this case, this is the most entertaining one as you get to see all the Christmas things, but also...More

Thank Agustina T
Reviewed January 5, 2018

There is a charm about the Hauptmarkt as the scale is not dominating and one can see the other buildings around. As it is in a pedestrian area and anyone going to the Dom and the Porta Nigra will pass through it is not going...More

Thank jtwoodfield
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Adorable little Market! Lots of beautiful buildings and restaurants to choose from. Definitely don't miss this if you are in Trier! You can walk to the Porta Nigra from here and the Cathedral.

Thank LaurenAthaliaTravel
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I cannot recommend both Trier and the Christmas market enough - Trier is a lovely town filled with beautiful houses surrounding the square which seems to come to life even more when the market arrives! Each wooden chalet is beautifully decorated and it was great...More

1  Thank sharjahsuzy
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Unique market place surrounded by authentic old well renovated buildings. Outstanding Xmas market with plenty of nicely decorated wooden cottages where you can buy Xmas decoration, hand made presents, great variety of food and drinks. Good quality of items for sale, not only cheap stuff......More

1  Thank soinic
Reviewed December 7, 2017

There is almost a hundred stalls in this market selling a large selection of goods, one of the biggest we have been to. Had a lovely Currywerst from one, and Mulled Wine from another all good quality

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed December 7, 2017

The market square or Hauptmarkt sits at the heart of Trier, set around the Petrusbrunnen (St Peter's Fountain, 1595), which proclaims the cardinal virtues of Wisdom, Justice, Moderation and Strength. Renaissance and Baroque houses surround the square, reconstructed after war-time damage. On the southern side...More

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Walking across the centre of Trier, you will find a lot of impression of buildings styles, which housed a lot of shops of restaurants.

Thank Animefan1980
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

maybe one of the most beautiful squares in europe. very nice old colourful buildings and shops all around.

Thank rowarowa
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This is a handsome square with a number of fine buildings and monuments and some sensible looking cafes and restaurants. There was also some fruit and vegetable stalls the day we were there. It's equidistant between the Porta Nigra and Constantine's Basilica, and just a...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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Higa Sakura B
May 3, 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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Cathryn B
March 29, 2016|
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Response from EvHoof | 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
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