Hometown Karlsruhe (Public guided tour in English)


Explore the historic buildings and beautiful monuments of Karlsruhe on the "Hometown Tour" with Robert, our resident
Canadian tour guide. Robert’s German adventure began six years ago when he decided to move
from Toronto to Karlsruhe.

Despite its only 300 years, Karlsruhe can look back on an eventful past. As a baroque planned city, a novelty of its time, the city has retained this pioneering spirit to this day. You will learn everything about the origins of Karlsruhe and the city's developement to an
important location for culture and innovation. Spiced up with funny anectodes and Robert's insider tips every tour is a special experience. So join this hometown adventure in English with Robert!


IMPORTANT: Your health is our top priority, so please urgently follow our hygiene instructions.

Children up to 14 years: 5,50 Euro discount 

Students: 2 Euro discount (selection in the shopping cart under bookable additional services - please show your student ID at the beginning of the tour) 

Owner of the Karlsruhe Card: 5,25 Euro discount (selection in the shopping cart under bookable additional services - please  show your card at the beginning of the tour in the tourist information)

Meeting-Point: Tourist-Information Karlsruhe Kaiserstr. 72-74 (Marktplatz)

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.

Shops remain opened. Opening times may differ from the information on this website.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 remains opened as well with high security measures and a maximum of five people at a time.

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

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at www.karlsruhe-tourismus.de/smartathome (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH