03 December 2009

Kripperlmarkt

Behind the main Christmas market in Marienplatz is the Kripperlmarkt in Rinderplatz. This is where you come to buy your crib scene and all the many accessories that go with it. Some of these cribs are hand carved and cost many hundreds of Euros. This is a selection of figures on sale at one of the stalls.

4 comments:

Hilda said...

Build your own nativity scene! Oh I love it! One can begin with just the basic figures and add every year. Not to mention replace the ones that get damaged. I wish someone would get the same idea here.

brattcat said...

Talk about a heavenly host...good shot.

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

Hilda's idea is great but my wife bought a crib and figures over 30 years ago and hand painted them - so now we get it out afresh each December.

olli said...

Thanks all. Gerald, a lot of people here also buy plain figures and paint their own. Others buy them one or two figures at a time and 'trade up' to better quality ones. It's amazing how much of this stuff is on sale and how many stalls there are selling it. They obviously sell well.

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