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Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical center of town square. Lots of touris shops---- be sure to seek out the Christmas store. Good little cafes to have a coffee.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old square and outlaying streets is the main thing to visit in Heidleberg. There were not very many vendors in the qsquare that I wanted to shop from and not that many "local" handicrafts. It is a nice place to stroll for a few...More

Thank renee94903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice square with a lot of restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops. You can feel the spirit of the old town.

Thank Rasha8205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heidelberg is straight out of a story book and the x-mas market makes it even more of an idyllic experience. Don't miss it!

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Located by the Holy Spirit Church , the square is surrounded by nice restaurants and the tourist information office. It has a fountain in the middle, Hercules fountain. It has souvenirs shops.

Thank yramirezlagos
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Marktplatz is next to the Heiliggeistkirche and the Rathaus (these have their own tripadvisor entries), and it hosts the weekly market on Saturday mornings, so it is the traditional center of the old city. It's only a couple of blocks from the Alte Bruecke...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A wonderful square with beautiful surrounding buildings. The church has unusual market stalls built into all its sides.lovely statue of Hercules.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Our hotel was in this area which has a ton of shops, restaurants and anything a tourist could want or need. Everything is within walking distance. If you want to travel further out you will need get a taxi. The area was under heavy construction...More

Thank josephine r
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Besides the nice town hall you will also find a lot of restaurants here with many tables outside to enjoy the summer.

Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Located next to the church and the town hall, the market square is lined with restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops. It is a favorite meeting place for tour groups. Great for shopping but nothing special otherwise.

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lennon204
13 August 2018|
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Response from Bernd K | Reviewed this property |
On Saturdays there are booths with fruit and vegetables. The other days it is not really a market. It rather got the name from the past. It is a square in fron t of the town hall with a lot of seats outside from the... More
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Heather D
13 January 2017|
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Judy C
20 April 2016|
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Response from heathcross | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not sure if there is a regular market there other than Christmas It looked as if it would be used at other times
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