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Kornmarkt, Heidelberg

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Beginning its life as a hospital-- the outline of which you can see in the paving stones of the square--Kornmarkt became a marketplace in 1557. Now, it's a central destination for many events and celebrations, including the town's Christmas market. It's also an excellent jumping-off point for your tour of the city. Take advantage of the convenient parking below the square, and take in the impressive view of the castle looming above. If you plan to spend time at an event, remember to wear comfy shoes, as the uneven cobblestones can be hard on the feet. Happily, the many cozy cafes and taverns provide plenty of options for sitting down. Plan to visit Kornmarkt and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Heidelberg attractions using our Heidelberg itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Quiet square with great photo opportunities of the castle and the Mary and Child statue. It's a short walk from Marketplatz and a nice spot to relax.  more »
  • This square is just OK, but it is worth a visit if you are passing through the area. It is where corn was once bought and sold and it has been well-kept.  more »
  • Walking the short distance from the Kornmarkt funicular station to the Heidelberg center, the Marktplatz, we passed the Kornmarkt. (What a surprise ....). But joking apart, the Kornmarkt merits attent...  more »
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  • Very convenient location. Easy walk from multiple parking garages. We parked in Parkhaus Kornmarkt/Schloss, and it didn't even take 5 minutes to walk to the hotel.
  • Clean rooms. Good breakfast. Centrally located. Good price/performance ratio.
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  • Liked us very well. As in the description, simple rooms, but stylish House and location! Beautiful breakfast room, good breakfast. Parking remove parking discount in 5 min.
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  • Center located in the Centre of Heidelberg and quiet. Unfortunately, I had a very narrow room.
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  • Excellent location in the Centre of Heidelberg and to be able to walk to everywhere. Breakfast is good, room is quiet, parking garage around the corner and plenty of restaurants in the city centre. Start of the bus tour nearby for a quick introduction to the city. A city with lots of attractions and a delicious historical atmosphere. Very worth it.
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