Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Shopping

Dresden's Striezelmarkt

  • Food/Candy

Published 04/23/2016

Fodor's Review

Dating to 1434, this market was named after the city's famous Stollen, a buttery Christmas fruitcake often made with marzipan and sprinkled with powdered sugar. The market hosts a festival in its honor, complete with a 9,000-pound cake, on the Saturday of the second weekend of Advent. Traditional wooden toys produced in the nearby Erzgebirge mountains are the other major draw.

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Altmarkt, Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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  • Nov. 24–Dec. 23, daily 10–9; Dec. 24, 10–2

Published 04/23/2016


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