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Beautiful town hall

The yellow and red building takes up one side of the Marktplatz. It is important for tourists... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
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Pretty basic German Rathaus

Another building in Heidelberg's altstadt which is sadly quite plain for the area and a German... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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4 Aug 2018
“Beautiful town hall”
“Presides over Markets”
Early 18th Century Heidelberg town hall.
Marktpl., 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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The Heidelberg Rathaus is totally in the center of things - between the Holy Ghost church and the old student bars (Red Ox and Seppl), presiding over the summer markets, and currently over the Christmas markets. Not so easy to find a parking place if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Nothing special about the Rathaus in Heidelberg. It is virtually just a town hall and nothing about it sets it apart.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

The yellow and red building takes up one side of the Marktplatz. It is important for tourists because it houses the tourist information center. In front of the town hall, there is a statue on a column in the middle of a fountain. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This was a convenient place to stop to use the ladies room. There happened to be a young couple getting married there and they had a large group of friends/family holding roses, waiting for them outside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A good one like many other Rathaus places in the country. Surrounded by many shops and restaurants. Importantly very active even on weekends

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The Rathaus itself is fairly nondescript, so I doubt many would want to visit it for it own sake, but it does stand at the east end of the Marktplatz, and that square is worth visiting for the other sights and features filling the square.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful building located in the market square in the heart of beautiful old college town Heidelberg.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Another building in Heidelberg's altstadt which is sadly quite plain for the area and a German Rathaus. It is currently operating as the tourist information office.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 15 July 2017

On the biggest square in town is the tourist info place, former town hall. Many restaurants share the space so you can get a coffee, drink or meal in from of it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank oli h
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Heidelberg town hall is really basic...Nothing fancy or special. It's too bad regarding the gorgeous rest of the city!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Guilljea
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