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Old Town, Hallstatt

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#1 of 76 in Historic Sites in Upper Austria
Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Historic Walking Area
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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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  • A very picturesque town on the bank of the lake. The town has only one street, with lovely wooden buildings on each side. Worth climbing up to the church to see the small grave yard and crypt. Also.....  more
    A very picturesque town on the bank of the lake. The town has only one street, with lovely wooden buildings on each side. Worth climbing up to the church to see the small grave yard and crypt. Also.....  more »
  • The Old Town is perfect for walking. It soaks up the atmosphere, the Old Town medieval feel. I spent 2 days just walking in the village, and browsing in the shops, and eating.... 
    The Old Town is perfect for walking. It soaks up the atmosphere, the Old Town medieval feel. I spent 2 days just walking in the village, and browsing in the shops, and eating....  more »

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