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Market Square (Marktplatz)

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Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This is an example of how a German "Marktplatz" should be.

A spacious sunny square with a large heritage church (here in Heidelberg the Heiligengeist Kirche) in the center, lined with historic buildings with shops and restaurants. No ugly... read more

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 598 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A spacious sunny square with a large heritage church (here in Heidelberg the Heiligengeist Kirche) in the center, lined with historic buildings with shops and restaurants. No ugly modern buildings to intrude on the ambiance. That is how a German Market Square should be and that is Heidelberg Marktplatz. Sit down for a coffee or a meal in the outdoor... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not a very big square, but it reflects the livelihood of Old Town. There are many souvenir kiosks hugging the outside of the church, and a plethora of restaurant tables and chairs in its cobblestone center. This is a good place to sit back and watch some life in Heidelberg.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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425 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty with its little cobble streets with stands and stores packed in along the edge of this beautiful area. Good place to find gifts and browse whilst enjoying the sights of Heidelberg.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting place especially flower seller, and small shops. Prices were very reasonable. They have all brands with possible lowest price.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were in Heidelberg for Christmas and the markets were just wonderful! It was so much fun to visit all of the different markets, listen to the live music, watch the kids on the carousel and sample all of the great food! Yes it was COLD, but well worth it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It's a nice town square with a great view of the castle Plenty of shops and restaurants Nice chruch.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This spot offers the center of all Heidelberg activity. There is a church on the square, shops, restaurants and in December a wonderful Christmas market. You can wander a few blocks away to the nearby bridge or find a quiet spot in a pub or coffee shop. History, culture, art, crafts, and food surround you. Take your time, watch the... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Europe has many great central city locations. This is one of them. See the history, life of the City, shops and cafes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great area to sit in an outside cafe and people watch. Lots of shops for all tastes. We bought a few Christmas ornaments from the kathe wolfarte. Clean area. Good times.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Centre of activity for the Christmas Markets, and a magicial introduction to Heidelberg 'en fete' for the Festive season. It is bright, busy and beautiful, and is the location of the Church of the Holy Spirit. In the church they have a huge designated board, where supplicants can write their pleas to a higher authority on 'post-its', and stick them... More 

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