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Old Market Square (Alter Markt)

Moenchsberg, 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” (23 reviews)
“sausage” (22 reviews)
“nice market” (3 reviews)
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Moenchsberg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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"pretzels"
in 23 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
"wander around"
in 3 reviews
"mozart's birthplace"
in 3 reviews
"vendors"
in 18 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 12 reviews
"imbiss"
in 3 reviews
"frankfurters"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually loved this area because of the character of the buildings, shops and cafes. Many historically significant buildings have survived through the centuries and it is such a wonder to behold. We loved all of the shops and cafes that give it the European...More

Thank EG54
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Here you can try almost everything, local sausages, cheese, sweets and also some imbiss. Not expensive in most kiosks.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The old market square itself has not much too sell. Stalls are few and far between. The best things about it was, it surrounded by all the shops within the area. So you don't need to go far to buy souvenirs.

Thank CPVanHelden
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This is an open square surrounded by historical buildings and shops. We came here on a Sunday evening and almost all the shops were closed, so it was rather quiet. The open air market was also closed on Sunday. Nevertheless, this is a beautiful area...More

Thank Phi S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I learned that this market is open from Mon to Sat, which is excellent stop to try local tastes. I tried Vanilla Cream Bretzel and it was fantastic. Wish to be here at Christmas time, must be another fairy tale. Definitely, come again in December....More

2  Thank meltem e
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We stumbled upon this market when we were wandering around Salzburg. It's great for a quick and cheap lunch and there are so many options!

1  Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This market place is open from monday to saturday. There are many street food stands. Try different type of sausages, hotdog or on a plate with mustard and horseradish. You can eat on the stand and have beet to. Apprx 18-20€ for a familiy with...More

Thank Bulent B
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

this place is so beautiful at christmas time. decorated from head to toe with christmas shops selling everything from hot drinks to wool footies for babies. this place will put you in the christmas spirit.

Thank smatthews8473
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

there are a few food stalls filled with delightful pretzels and sausages. there are a few handicrafts as well. very charming.

2  Thank bbbuttercup
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Hawkeyeomi
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From monday to saturday.
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Mozart Chocolates and a Mozart glass
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