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Markplatz, Freudenstadt

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The largest marketplace in Germany, Freudenstadt's Markplatz sits on a high plateau at the edge of the Black Forest. Bordered by arcaded houses, the marketplace was built in 1599 and designed by architect Heinrich Schickhardt. The Upper Square, the most vibrant and diverse part of the market, contains the town church and Schickhardtbau police housing. The Lower Square is adorned with fountains and a lifesize version of Nine Men's Morris, a traditional European board game. (You can borrow game pieces from the tourist office). All around the marketplace, you can explore shops, restaurants, and cafes with local produce. Don't miss the Black Forest cake, a specialty of the region. Add Markplatz and other attractions to your Freudenstadt trip itinerary using our Freudenstadt itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Is one of the most popular squares give town and certainly one of the most visits. Take the opportunity to sample some typical foods gives city.
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  • Round to the place of the market under arcades, a see the watchmaker and her cuckoos and the visit of the Museum of the city (free).
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  • The market place is fun because so much within walking distance. Children's playground, some cafes and ice cream shops, Park and fountains. Around the market place many small and mostly owner-operated shops - ideal for strolling and shopping. Regardless of the weather, are because the arcades around all the shops covered can be reached.
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  • Beautiful market place in form of a square surrounded by a arcaded sidewalk. You can find a lot cafes and shops. Simon Visit my website: www.noireblanc.de
  • Very old, architecturally rich place...
  • Awesome Market place , great view
  • Biggest town square in Germany. Bit of a tourist trap though.
  • Large square but very average.