An all-round success

The semi-circular section of road in front of the square at Karlsruhe Palace is known as the “Zirkel” in the fan-shaped city. Famous for its numerous art galleries and historic political buildings, the Zirkel attracts more than just art lovers.

A semi-circular street in front of the square at Karlsruhe Palace, the Zirkel is a known meeting point for art lovers. The Staatliche Kunsthalle gallery is located at the western end of the Zirkel. The Palace makes for a heavenly backdrop and makes browsing the galleries and shops on the Zirkel even more special. From high-end paintings to funky street art – it has exactly what every art lover could want. And not only that! From bicycles to diabolos, the street has something for everyone, including athletes and street artists. The close proximity to the Karlsruhe Palace Gardens offers the perfect opportunity to try out your new gear straight away.

Shops and restaurants

Overview shops and restaurants in the Zirkel

In the area

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, public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Shops, Restaurants, cultural institutions, hotels and events are closed or have been cancelled. Partial openings are possible depending on the local incidence value. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information as the information on this website may vary.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 also remains closed until further notice. You have the possibility for Click&Collect. You can also reach us via phone +49 721 602997580 or by mail touristinfo@karlsruhe-tourismus.de.

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!