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Old Town, Hallstatt

4.4
#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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  • A kind of a fairytale town & very charming old town!! These are too many visitors for a small town!! Love this town  more »
  • Came here once during spring and decided to visit again during winter and was lucky to have clear weather. The place is like a piece out of fairytale. Although it's much quieter during the winter...  more »

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