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Reviewed 2 days ago

There was no market when we visited, but the square is flanked by nice shops, cafes. I think this is where the Christmas Market is held too.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of shops and restaurants here. Benches are available to rest and people watch. Beautiful square.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jsvatoews
Reviewed March 8, 2019

It's hard to put into words how very beautiful Heidelberg is. We visited from Frankfurt by train. The train was extremely expensive. Although the trip didn't take long you had to change trains at Mannheim. Despite the expense of getting there and the inconvenience of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BagmanNZ
Reviewed February 1, 2019

The Marktplatz, is the city´s main square and with the Heiliggeistkirche or Church of the Holy Spirit at its center. All around the square's perimeter are pretty houses, some of which have fully decorated front facades, and east of the church stands the Hercules Fountain...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed January 20, 2019

The harmony between the square, building around it and the church was definitely worth to see! I sat in a cafe and had a cup coffee while watching the people. It was a wonderful August day, the weather was great, people were great and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank phillosophicum
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I loved this Christmas Market. It was smaller than the one in Cologne and similar in size to Rudesheim. There was room to walk and not overcrowded. Their selection of items was also different and unique.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KarenM1_10
Reviewed December 20, 2018

The Christmas Market took over the square and made it look lovely with all the fairy lights and market stalls lit up. Quite busy but worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tinylass
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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
1  Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed December 11, 2018 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 November 18, 2018 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
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Response from EMinch | Reviewed this property |
There is a regular farmers' market here on Saturday mornings.
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