Typical Karlsruhe

Günther Klotz Park

Günther Klotz Park is a beautiful open area that runs from the south-west of the city to the Karlsruhe district of Grünwinkel. Many locals refer jokingly to the park as the ‘Klotze’, or pad. The Alb river flows through the park, past spacious playing fields and sunbathing areas, the child­ren’s playground, several ponds, hire boats, a basketball court and much more. All in all, Günther Klotz park is an ideal city beauty spot to relax and unwind.

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ZKM | Center for Art and Media

Karlsruhe

The Center for Art and Media (ZKM) is a unique kind of cultural institution not found anywhere else in the world. Its aim: to act on fast-paced IT developments and changing social structures. Its work combines production and research, exhibitions and events, procurement and documentation.

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Zoological City Gardens

The characteristic feature of the zoological gardens in Karlsruhe is the combination of zoo, one of the oldest in Germany, and municipal gardens. Located in the heart of the city centre, it is one of the favourite destinations for an outing within the city limits.

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Substage

Karlsruhe

Substage is a club with an emphasis on enjoying live music. It not only organises concerts for German and international artists, but also offers a platform for regional artists.

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Turmberg Castle Ruins

Karlsruhe

The Turmberg is the local hill of Durlach, the former royal seat of Baden. It is 256 metres high and forms the nortwesternmost peak of the Black Forest at the transition between the low maintain range and the hilly landscape of the Kraichgau region.

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Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

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!