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Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, Bernkastel-Kues

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Step back in time with a visit to Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, a public square that has been the beating heart of a small town for centuries. The center of a thriving community since the 12th century, the marketplace was once a popular site for regional trade and local gossip. Local merchants met here to sell their goods, while the residents came to exchange bits of news and purchase much-needed household goods. Today, this old square is surrounded by picturesque timber-framed buildings, most of which were erected during the Middle Ages. Make sure your camera is charged and ready at hand when you pass through this idyllic part of town. Arrange to visit Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz and other attractions in Bernkastel-Kues using our Bernkastel-Kues family vacation planner.
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  • The city of Bernkastel is beautiful. Many old and well kept timber-framed buildings with pleasant restaurants.
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  • Shopping could be tiring, but here even if you don't intend to buy you can be brought by your feet around and find something, anything. Just the sight of the buildings and the orderliness of the place...  more »
  • Overlooking the Mosel this country really quaint. The old town is very nice with its ancient timbered houses and of course this square is the main attraction. On a facade during advent calendar is the largest in the region.
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