Photo Gallery: Germany's Christmas Markets 12/13/2007
 Germany's oldest Christmas market is held in Dresden's Altmarkt square. The...
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Germany's oldest Christmas market is held in Dresden's Altmarkt square. The fair began in 1434 as a one-day meat market for the privileged. Over time, it evolved into a dynamic Christmas market for all. While there, people enjoy stollen, the city's world-famous bread-like fruitcake.