With an array of attractions, Mannheim is one of the most welcoming tourist destinations in the world for a lifetime experience. One of the main things to do in Mannheim is to visit The Wasserturm which is the city landmark displaying Romanesque architecture made from yellow sandstone is surrounded by statues and fountains. Other activities include catching a Schiller Play At The National Theater for a literary experience. For shopping you can head to Planken where visitors flock to purchase the latest designer fashions in clothes and shoes. For spiritual indulgence, you can visit various churches such as The Christ Church and Jesuit that offer up a stunning example of neo-Baroque and Baroque art. Hikers will feel exhilarated as they will get the opportunity to hike through the vineyards of the Rhine River Valley and beyond. One of the must see attractions is the Museum Complex of Reiss-Engelhorn that houses artefacts that range from sculpture and painting to musical instruments and old costumes.
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What to Do in and around Mannheim
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Mannheimer Wasserturm Parken is a park famous for its Rose ensemble. The place is located close to the beautiful water tank and is loved by tourists and locals alike. An Art Nouveaux adds an intrinsic charm to the place, while the park is a favourite picnic spot for families.
The park is not as cheap as other parks but it sure does justify the price.
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An der Arena 1, 68163 Mannheim, Germany
Sap arena is the most popular hub for ice hockey and handball matches in Mannheim. Fanatics and fans love to spend time cheering for their favourite teams adding to the arenas tremendous energy. An experience of a lifetime- you feel right at home when the energy seeps in.
The place has good food and beer options- a necessity after vigorous cheering!
The planetarium is the perfect place for astronomy lovers. If you are travelling with children, the Planetarium showcases beautiful and informative displays with audio and visual support. The place is also known for hosting presentations interactive enough to keep yourself and your young one engaged.
Tourists love to spend an afternoon here with family.
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C 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Reiss- Engelhorn is known for its 18th century artefacts, antiques and sacred art pieces. History seeping from its walls, the museum is a favourite tourist attraction and is sure to keep you engaged with its beautiful historically significant displays, items and stories.
The museum covers an entire span of German history including its culture, art and politics- a true gem in its own right.
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A4 2, Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
A Catholic church with beautiful architecture, the Jesuit en Kirche is local and tourist favourite. The masses here are sure to calm you down while the architecture and interiors are appreciated by one and all. A must when you visit Mannheim, the church is sure to reach out for you camera to capture the sheer art all around.
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Rosengartenplatz 2, 68161 Mannheim, Germany
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Opened in 1903, the Rosengarten is a concert hall built in Art Nouveau style. The main hall can accommodate more than 2000 people. The hall is known for performances by famous artists like sting, whitesnake- to name a few, showcasing its importance not just in history but in the 21st century as well.
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N1, Stadthaus, 68161 Mannheim, Germany
02:00 pm - 11:59 pm
One of the most eccentric bars in Mannheim, the Turmcafe Cocktailbar Stars is known for its celebrity-named cocktails and splendid mocktails. Located in a narrow tower, the bar is also known for its Beer variety, hearty meal sized pizzas and lip-smacking quiches.
Tourists and locals alike love to spend an evening here even though weekends are known for a crowded atmosphere.
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Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
If shopping is one of the highlights of your trip, the Planken Street is your spot. Flooded with some of the most elite brands from all over the world, the street is a heaven for shopoholics. If you want to shop for gift for family and friends, Planken is sure to make you a favourite among them.
The street also has a spread of restaurants, cafes and lounges to take a break before you hit the streets again. If you are budget traveller you can still enjoy a pleasant afternoon for window shopping. A must if you are visiting Mannheim for the first time.
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J1 17, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Built in the mid 90s, the Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque is the largest mosque in Germany and has as many as 25,000 visitors daily. The mosque is known for its beautiful architecture, classic interiors and design and pristine ambience. Tourists love to visit the mosque for its spiritual atmosphere- a must even for the most travelled.
The guided tours are a highlight for tourists, even though you can take a casual walk in the premises.
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o3, 9-12, 68161 Mannheim, Germany
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
If you want to explore the erotic side of the city, Erdbeermund Eroticstore Mannheim is the place to be! The shop is known for its variety of products which are sure to make you curious. If you are travelling with friends, the place is the perfect place to buy a kinky gift or two for your friends- even if for a laugh.
A tip though- not the best place to visit if you are travelling with children.
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Friedrichsplatz, 68161 Mannheim, Germany
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Friedrichsplatz is known for its water tower standing tall amidst beautiful gardens. The adjoining fountain showcases a spectacular sight every evening with beautiful light with interchanging colors - a sight loved by tourists and locals alike.
The water tower was built in the 19th century and adds a charm to the place. A must if you love strolling around the city in the evenings.