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Reviewed 3 days ago

As Advent begins, the Marktplatz transforms into a winter wonderland, with booths from many countries, full of decorations, gleuwein, cookies, street foods, candles, all sorts of goodies. It is a feast of sights and sounds and good smells, and as dusk falls and the market...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautifil christmas air...germany and in particular karlsruhe is so amazing...paople are really sweet

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 170michelec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do not know, if the market on Market Square is every day but it is there at least each Saturday. Christmas market is there from the middle of November.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice for a stroll in the afternoon after a visit to Heidelberg Castle, an area of expensive restaurants. It is also recommended to visit the bridges.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank itai b
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This area is vibrant and energetic. We enjoyed walking through the shops and people watching. Would recommend finding a nice café to have a coffee and just relax.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcdonjo1
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The Markplatz is a central gathering spot in Altestadt Heidelberg located between Holy Ghost Church and the Rathaus...there a bunch of tables served by the restaurants located around the square. Good food, good bier and people watching.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charlie m
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The place is a dead town on a Sunday, except cafe & restaurants. It's hard to get seats at restaurants on weekends during meal times.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This place in the heart of the old town is really large and beautiful. The buildings around give this place a romantic mood. Unfortunately it's also the heart of tourism in this big touristic town in Germany... So it loose a bit the local charm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gil40100
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Market Square is definitely the heart of Heidelberg with the Holy Ghost Church at the West side, the Town Hall at the East side (with the castle on the background) and several bars, restaurants and (mostly souvenir) shops at the other sides of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

In the heart of old Heidelberg, it is a busy market. Part of a city that was declared “open” and was thus not bombed in World War II. Right next to the Church of the Holy Ghost, finished in 1544, It’s pretty setting. Linger a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tommy M
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prmami01
13 December 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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