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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. Plan to visit Kornmarkt and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Heidelberg attractions using our Heidelberg itinerary maker.
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  • It was visited just had a people with wedding little, harmony and atmosphere around the picturesque scene. Immediate vicinity of the funicular.
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  • This small space is the middle one of the three seats in Heidelberg that lie side by side. You come up with the river Neckar on Hauptstrasse left hand, passing first the Marktplatz, then Kornmarkt and eventually Carlsplatz, the youngest of the three seats. In 1200-century Heilig-Geist-Spital listed here. In the paving stones in the square, one can see where the hospital was located. In the middle of the square stands a column of the Virgin Mary that migrant on a Golden Globe, worn by angels, bears Jesus on her arm. We stand in front of Maria has a nice look up against Königstuhl and Heidelberg Schloss. At the end of the Kornmarkt lies the old town hall, whose façade faces the Marktplatz. Heidelberg is a beautiful and authentic town, and the old centre with its beautiful squares with outdoor seating is the epitome of local charm.
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  • As with many features of an old town, for a tourist this location gives a lovely photo opportunity. Stand well back and get the castle in the background! There's nothing particularly special about it ...  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.
  • 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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  • Comfortable room, great location, friendly staff. I always like to come back.
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