The city where everything is close at hand. Nothing is far away in the Squares, no matter what you are looking for: whether culture, music, art, shopping or sport – in Mannheim you will find everything and much more in close proximity.

That is what makes the City of Squares unique!


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    Head of Tourist Information

    Michael Müller

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    Explore more. Pay less.

    Reduced admission prices and public transport free of charge with the MannheimCard. Discover the variety of the cultural and recreation offers in Mannheim in an easy and convenient way and at extremely favourable prices. The MannheimCard allows you to use short-distance public transport (ÖPNV) free of charge and to enjoy favourable admission fees in many institutions.

    Information and ordering at www.tourist-mannheim.de

From the river Neckar to the castle the city shows its “square“ side and invites the visitor to get to know the many faces of the city square by square. At every street corner you will soon notice that in Mannheim quality of life has much to do with extraordinary experiences.


If you are looking for new cultural impressions, then come, see, be astonished, learn, study try and be surprised of the unique diversity and exceptional demands. Whether national theatre with opera, drama and ballet, whether museums presenting renowned and top-class exhibitions, whether concerts from classical music to pop, whether readings or many other cultural events – You will love it!


Mannheim also makes the hearts of shopping enthusiasts beat faster because there is nothing in the shopping Mecca of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region you can’t buy. Good thing, that the residents of Mannheim are real connoisseurs, too, and that lots of cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars are waiting for you with delicacies for a short break, a relaxed lunch or the evening programme.


Names such as Sepp Herberger or the Altig brothers prove that sport and recreation play an important role in Mannheim. Today, the SAP-Arena is not only the home of the German ice hockey record champions the “Mannheim Eagles”, but the handball players of the “Rhine-Neckar Lions” also have their home matches there. In 2009 Mannheim celebrated Friedrich Schiller’s 250th birthday. See for yourself on one of the following pages that we came up with particular historical as well as modern activities on the occasion of this special anniversary.


In short: You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to get to know Mannheim. We are looking forward to your visit!


Further information: You can find more information about Mannheim on our official website for tourism at www.tourist-mannheim.de/en/