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Old Town, Hallstatt

Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Historic Walking Area
Built among the mountains, Old Town serves as a huge archaeological site for very old salt mines, some of which are active to this day. Descend underground to see the salt lake and pay a visit to the prehistoric mummy of a miner frozen in salt. The village glows with baroque ornaments on colorful buildings--it sits alongside the lake and is ripe with cafes and restaurants. Put Old Town at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hallstatt trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • It is a really beautiful place and totally understable that this has been included in UNESCO World Heritage. Impressing with the old town in this extremely beautiful location and everything is also....  more »
  • After making the train trip from Vienna and crossing the lagoon on the boat, you will reach the old center of this small city that is a great thyristic attraction, full on any day of the year. This...  more »
  • Tourists from all over the world are in Hallstatt. A copy of the idyllic, small town was made in China. There is a reason. The houses are picturesquely situated on the mountains, the little alleys...  more »

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