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Heidelberger Zuckerladen

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Must-see candy shop

From outside the candy shop looks a little bit wired and strange, but this should not stop you from... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
New York City, New York
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Must see

This is a very unique place out of another time. It is run by an old couple and it is sometimes... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Heidelberg, Germany
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28 Jan 2018
“Must-see candy shop”
21 Mar 2017
“Unusual sweet shop”
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Ploeck 52, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 24365
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

From outside the candy shop looks a little bit wired and strange, but this should not stop you from going inside. The Zuckerladen (engl. Sugar Shop) is a unique candy shop which is owned by a lovely couple since so many years. You can buy...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place has a cult like following with people from around the world constantly returning. They have the best marzipan in the world here in my opinion and you can hunk it up in 100g chunks like buying cheese. None of that sugary stuff just...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a very unique place out of another time. It is run by an old couple and it is sometimes very full with people.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

When I walked into this shop, I noticed it was small, but there was candy everywhere! The woman makes the bag of candy for you (it's not self service), and the man at the cash register will play a game of dice with you. Very...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

A family member who grew up in Heidelberg recommended Zuckerladen as a quirky, fun place to visit. We had a blast. We were literally kids in a candy store. The owner was welcoming, enthusiastic and helpful. If you go to Heidelberg, you owe it to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank TheOranges
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I lived in HD for 20 years and the zuckerladen is the simply number 1 attraction. Just buying some bubble gum for 1€ turns into an event and your aren't even allowed to leave before rolling the dice with Juergen. Love this place!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank RobinHoese
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A funny, interesting sweet shop. Lots of sugary displays to delight you. BUT bring a book or your smartphone because the queue is lonnnnnng and moves at a snails pace. There is not the usual regard for efficiency here. I waited over an hour just...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

such FUN PLACE that i now make it a MUST place when in Heidelberg - but you need lots of time , as the owner absorbs his customers .. it is a step back into your childhood -- all those delicious sweets you remember from...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank pinkypoo2007
Reviewed 1 September 2015

IT IS SUCH FUN TO ENTER THIS SHOP - LIEK ENTERING ANOTHER WORLD .... and the choices of sweets are stunning , delicious and you will find delicious long lost "friends" who you had forgotten you loved when you were a child... this is a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here after hearing about it from a few different people. The store is certainly unique and a fun stop along our way, but I wouldn't make a special trip for it. The store is very small and crowded and if too many...More

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