The Rhineland Sights

Alter Markt (Old Market)

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Fodor's Review

The square has an eclectic assembly of buildings, most of them postwar. However, two 16th-century houses survived the war intact—Nos. 20 and 22, which are today a Kölsch brewpub. The oldest structure dates from 1135. In late November and December, Alter Markt is the site of one of the city's prettiest Christmas markets.

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Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50667, Germany

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