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Old Town, Hallstatt

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#1 of 75 in Historic Sites in Upper Austria
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Scenic Walking Area
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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  • The village itself, located on the lake with high hills behind, is pretty enough. Even in COVID-times, the small main street was full of 30-minute visitors buying rubbishy souvenirs. The town's...  more »
  • A kind of a fairytale town & very charming old town!! These are too many visitors for a small town!! Love this town  more »

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