Ettlinger Tor Karlsruhe

33,000 square metres of retail space

The largest shopping centre in the fan-shaped city, Ettlinger Tor, will delight all shopaholics with its three storeys and 33,000 square metres of retail space.

Anybody can find a new favourite piece at one of the around 130 specialist stores. Be it fashion, accessories, household items, books, shoes, CDs – the list of products on offer is endless! The perfect day at Ettlinger Tor Karlsruhe would ideally be endless, too!

Ettlinger Tor Karlsruhe is one of Baden’s largest and most diverse indoor shopping centres and has a careful selection of specialist shops and known brands to suit all tastes. A shopping paradise for all those who like things to browse and explore as far as the eye can see. Even for late-night shoppers, Ettlinger Tor Karlsruhe also offers some excellent options. Every Thursday, the centre is open until 10 p.m.

The centre has a diverse selection of retail stores with over 110 specialist shops and offers everything from gadgets to fashion, stationery and books, right up to perfumes, jewellery and interior design items.

Visitors can look forward to a wide range of around 20 restaurants and cafés to suit all tastes. Be it for a sweet snack between meals or a hearty lunch – Ettlinger Tor has made your well-being and enjoyment its top priority.

The perfect location of Ettlinger Tor Karlsruhe, right in the centre of Karlsruhe with a connection to the Bundesstrasse 10 makes shopping a lot easier. Especially in the colder months, it is extremely convenient to use the shopping centre’s own car park and make your way straight to your favourite shop.

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.

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!

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