Here, shopping is truly an experience

Are you looking for diversity and uniqueness at the same time?

Then visit Karlsruhe’s city centre!

Since May 22, 2021 the shops in Karlsruhe have reopened!
In principle, the following applies: mask requirement, the obligation to record contact data and compliance with the distance rules.
All current regulations for the areas of trade, gastronomy, culture, swimming pools and leisure can be found in German here.

Exploring, enjoying and experiencing – if that’s what you’re looking for, then Karlsruhe, the city of shopping and experiences, is just the place for you. Be it at one of the major shopping centres or on one of the fan-shaped streets – Karlsruhe has a lot to offer for all tastes. Hidden courtyards are home to the best insider tips in the fields of food and retail. There are markets held regularly that offer anything a collector or flower-lover could want. You can find a wide range of shops, not only in the city centre, but also in other parts of the city.

We hope you have a lot of fun shopping in the fan-shaped city! 

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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 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 (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!