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...
Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald have played the Cave, Germany's oldest student jazz club which opened in 1954. It hosts jam sessions...
Ah oui, this Marktplatz cafe wouldn't be out of place in Paris with its banquettes, Napoleon bust above the bar, cold pastis and...
The Marktplatz is the focal point of Altstadt street life. The trickling Hercules fountain – that’s him up on top of the pillar – in the middle is where petty criminals were chained and left to face the mob in the Middle Ages.