Landsgemeindeplatz (Town Square)
The town square by the lake is the centrepiece of Zug. Records show that even back in the 14th century, people’s assemblies were summonsed here with the last one being held at this historic location in 1847.
The last time a people’s assembly was held at this historic location in the Old Town was back in 1847. Today, there are cafés and restaurants here and the square affords magnificent views of the lake and mountains. Each Wednesday evening in summer, visitors and passers-by enjoy the musical offerings presented by various musical groups. In addition to these open-air concerts, many other events are also held on the town square. Examples are the Old City Market, the Chriesi (cherry) day, the Chriesi run banquet, the Chriesi market and the 1 August celebrations.
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