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The Marktplatz in Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is a wonderful city in the Baden-Wurttemburg province of Germany. The Transportation is the best I have ever seen. You can easily get to Durlach and Baden-Baden by S-Bahns or Trams. Commuter rail trains easily connect you to Heidelberg and beyond. The train station in Karlsruhe (Hauptbahnhof) is one that the TGV train stops for international destinations.

Karlsruhe is a beatiful city with wonderful cafe's and siteseeing opportunities such as the Schlossgarten-Zoo and its Schloss and gardens. The Marktplatz is the perfect location for lunch or dinner and one can buy vegetables and flowers there as well. The tourism office, which sells tram and S-Bahn tickets, is there as well. Don't forget to see the Pyramid which houses the grave of Margrave Karl Wilhem, founder of the city!

The Schloss in Karlsruhe

This is a picture of the Schloss in Karlsruhe. You can climb to the top and there is also a very large and beautiful garden in the back that boasts of a small lake.

  • Last visit to Karlsruhe: May 2008
  • Intro Updated Jun 8, 2008
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  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2008 at 5:28 PM

    great page from that wonderful weekend in germany.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2008 at 3:29 PM

    Hans and I had a wonderful time in Germany and in the Netherlands. We also loved the Blankenburg Hotel and its fabulous breakfast. Those Polar Bears sure look hot.

  • MATIM's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2008 at 5:10 AM

    Hé you had the same hotel then Hans and Lori, I didn't know that

  • mavl's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2008 at 3:18 AM

    yup, gyangze is amazing! if you guys ever get the chance, go to tibet. it's a beautiful country, mindblowing! great tips here too mark, i'll just have to see karlsruhe without you guys =(

  • Kaspian's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2008 at 1:14 PM

    Nice, Mark! ...Like Larry, I still have to work on my page. Tell me though--were the polar bears in a refrigerated habitat?

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2008 at 8:43 AM

    Great page. Now I need to work on mine.

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2008 at 2:19 AM

    Great page! Wish I'd been there with you guys but Australia was very special! Till we meet again - Gillybob greetings

  • catnl's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2008 at 11:07 PM

    pity iwe didnt see the Zoo must have been great, good tips here!

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2008 at 8:09 AM

    Good tip!

  • dila's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2008 at 2:14 PM

    nice to meet you guess the pics will come soon

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