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Mannheim, the squared German city

Mannheim, the squared German city - Water tower and ferris wheel
Water tower and ferris wheel

Mannheim, located next to Heidelberg, and 30min away from Frankfurt, is nicknamed as the squared city - due to its American style streets, named with letters and numbers, and... squared. It is an interesting stop for a day tour, including some good shopping in the city center.

  • Is tap water safe to drink in Mannheim, Germany ?
  • Yes
  • Average prices in DE (USD - 1€ = USD$1.073174 )
  • Public transport ticket : 2.89 |
  • Taxi (5km) : 14.78 |
  • Train (200km) : 55.1 |
  • Restaurant (2 persons) : 70 |
  • 5* hotel : 240 |
  • 3* hotel : 120 |
  • Appartment rent : 690 |
  • Women haircut : 31.63 |
  • Men haircut : 16.49 |
  • Weekend city break (2 persons, 1 hotel night, without flights) : 620
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 What to see in Mannheim, Germany ?


Wasserturm - Water tower and ferris wheel
Water tower and ferris wheel

The water tower, romanesque water tower built in 1886, is probably the main point of interest of the city. The city center is right in front of it, allowing to mix shopping, sightseeing, and relaxing time.

Mannheim Paradeplatz

Mannheim Paradeplatz - Fountain on Paradeplatz
Fountain on Paradeplatz

Square in the center of the city center, with a beautiful central fountain, it is a must see during a walk in the center.

Nearby :  Galeria Kaufhof   

 Where to shop in Mannheim, Germany ?

Galeria Kaufhof

Galeria Kaufhof - Ground floor shops
Ground floor shops

During a city tour in Mannheim, Galeria Kaufhof is a good stop for shopping. Featuring all kind of shops on 3 flooors, it also has a restaurant with a great view on the Paradeplatz, perfect to relax after a long walk.

Nearby :  Mannheim Paradeplatz