Kornmarkt, Heidelberg

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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. Arrange to visit Kornmarkt and other attractions in Heidelberg using our Heidelberg trip planner .
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  • This square has a wonderful view of the castle. It is picturesque with the Madonna fountain and lovely German buildings typically found in many other town squares.  more »
  • This location is another great place to see and explore many of the ancient buildings, a real treasure-trove!  more »
  • The Kornmarkt is the starting point of the funicular that climbs to the castle really to make views of the beautiful city
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