Mannheim — Green Metropolis And University City

Mannheim is a city in Central Germany with around 308,000 inhabitants. It is the second largest city in the state of Baden-W├╝rttemberg (after the capital Stuttgart) and is located between the rivers Rhine and Neckar.

The main path throughout the squares leads to a massive 18th century palace. The city is an active, open and multinational city. Art and society is just as essential here at present as it was returned in the days of Elector Theodor.

It is also the economic and intellectual center, offering a successful combination of architectural memorials and new constructions, great shops, and an active enlightening scene.

It has a well-merited name for being a “green city.” From its start as a quaint fishing village more than 1,000 years ago, it has grown into one of the largest and most developed cities in Southern Germany.

Since the 18th century, the city acted as a local government center. With a possession of a great university along with an industrial center, it is considered to be a place of the arts and commerce.

You’ll find a lot of pleasing spots with a lot to suggest if you’re with a curiosity in culture. Its several parks and gardens provide plenty of opportunities for you to calm down and chill out, surrounded by grassy nature.

For example, the woodland park and boardwalk with the banks of the Rhine are admired with joggers and God worshippers. And the attractive origin in front of the water tower in the core of the city is a nice place to cool down on hot summer days.

No need to travel too far to find olden university towns, the finest asparagus cuisine, a former Formula One racetrack (Hockenheim), commanding cathedrals, or the Castle Road… It has always drawn the attention of artists and art fans all over the history.

Mannheim City Festival is one of the central attractions in the Palatinate region. Each year in May/June, you can take pleasure in this exciting event in its city center with songs and a mixture of leisure and attractions.

And there are several bars and clubs. They are not at one place — they are scattered in the entire center — but it’s certainly a pleasure to stroll through and explore, isn’t it?

Possibilities to enjoy the evenings are too high. Theaters, cinemas, many restaurants and other bars add a lot more to the desired entertainment.

Nowadays, the city maintains to take pleasure in its status as a significant place for art with a wide range of cultural memorials.

It’s major train location is the most significant railway intersection in the southwest of Germany and part of the ICE high-speed train system with links to Frankfurt am Main / Berlin, Karlsruhe / Basel and Stuttgart / Munich.

The city is also domicile to the second leading waterway port in Germany.

All parts of the city are provided by buses and trams, which is supervised by the regional association VRN.

Mannheim has a large variety of hotels. For example, Wartburg, Tulip Inn, Novotel, Mercure am Rathaus, etc.

 

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