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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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  • Totally recommend it. Anazing place, view. You definitely should go. The best time of the year is winter  more »
  • Enjoy the 1.2K walk from the parking lot (P1 or P2) along the lake because the village center is very small with not much to explore. Go the the city museum and visit the two churches. Take the ride.....  more »

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