The Marktplatz is the focal point of Altstadt street life. The trickling Hercules fountain – that’s him up on top of the pillar – in...
In the centre of Marktplatz is the Hercules fountain; in medieval times petty criminals were chained to it and left to face the populace.
For bird’s-eye views, climb 208 stairs to the top of the tower of Heidelberg's famous church, constructed between 1344 and 1441, which...
Especially when the weather's chilly, this is a wonderful spot to warm up with a wickedly thick house-speciality hot chocolate in...
Amazing sandwiches like pastrami, tomato and honey-mustard vinaigrette; brie, rocket and truffle oil; or wild smoked salmon with lemon...
Marktplatz 5 · interesting places nearby
Ah oui, this Marktplatz cafe wouldn't be out of place in Paris with its banquettes, Napoleon bust above the bar, cold pastis and authentically arrogant staff.