The Rock – Climbing Center

The Rock climbing center – Climbing in Karlsruhe’s old bell foundry.

Kletterzentrum "The Rock" Karlsruhe

The Rock offers nearly 200 climbing routes, in various sections and for a number of difficulty levels. The total climbing area measures 2,250 square metres. Climbers can practise all facets of the sport, from top-roping to lead climbing on various gradients. There is also a competitive 12-metre overhang including an 8-metre roof.

To climb at the Rock, it is essential to have sufficient climbing skills and a fundamental understanding of the safety systems provided. Climbers must therefore know how to tie a figure-of-eight loop for connecting ropes and how to secure a climbing partner using a Munter hitch or similar safety devices.

Click here for an overview of admission prices. (only in German)

Monday 10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 23:00
Thursday 10:00 - 23:00
Friday 10:00 - 23:00
Saturday 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday 10:00 - 23:00


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Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, Karlsruhe’s public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Cultural institutions, hotels and events are especially affected by this. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

The City’s shopping facilities are also very limited at the moment. Only essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies or banks remain open to the public. Opening times may vary from those advertised on this site.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is closed for the public as well until further notice. You can still reach us either by phone +49 721/602 997 580 or by email

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

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