Mannheim
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Our most recommended Mannheim Walking Tours

  • Mannheim: Guided Street Art Walking Tour

    1. Mannheim: Guided Street Art Walking Tour

    Discover urban artwork from national and international street artists that have transformed Mannheim’s grey façades into large-scale murals. Meet your guide and learn about the works on display as you stroll through an open-air urban art gallery, “Stadt.Wand.Kunst”. Choose between a walking tour of the Quadrate or Neckarstadt areas of the city, with private and shared tour options available in several languages. See a variety of innovative creative concepts as you stroll through Mannheim’s city center. Choose to discover the areas of Quadrate where you can see work by HERAKUT, LOW BROS, and Sourati, among others. Or, explore the Neckarstadt district which features work by PEETA, Ruben Sanchez, SatOne, and 1010.

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour, Modern & Historical Mannheim

    2. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour, Modern & Historical Mannheim

    Start the tour from Europe’s second-largest Baroque palace. Meet your expert guide who will provide more information about this stately former residence of the city the former residence of the Prince-electors of the House of Wittelsbach. Next, see the magnificent Jesuit Church located nearby in the city center. Stroll through the heart of the city and discover several charming squares, the assembled buildings of the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums, and the beloved “Planken” shopping street. Learn more about the monuments and memorials and uncover tales of Mannheim’s eventful history. Discover contemporary works of art at the atmospheric Art Nouveau square at Friedrichsplatz. Learn more about the varied gastronomic scene and the modern spirit of the city. Admire the view of Mannheim’s landmark historic water tower before finishing up your stroll through the city.

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour with Night Watchman

    3. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour with Night Watchman

    You will meet your guide, the night watchman, in front of the baroque Palace church. Together you will explore the area around Mannheim's baroque palace. Against the backdrop of historic buildings such as the old observatory or the armoury, join the night watchman for a chat about Mannheim’s development into a residence for the Palatinate Electors and the culture, society and religion that developed there throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Listen as he reveals anecdotes about life at court, the changes to the city from one era to the next, and the not always honest goings on that he witnesses as he makes his rounds through Mannheim’s night-time streets. During the tour you will pass by several historical buildings and places such as the baroque palace church, the old observatory, the Jesuite church and Schillerplatz.

  • Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour of the City’s Inventions

    4. Mannheim: Guided Walking Tour of the City’s Inventions

    Join a unique tour presented by a woman cosplaying as German automotive pioneer and inventor, Bertha Benz. Gain insight into the world of Mannheim’s inventions and innovations from a woman dressed in a contemporary costume, taking you through history in her own special way. Learn all about cultural, technological and societal inventions that were conceived in her city. Slip back in time as you listen to these stories from the perspective of a woman living at the end of the 19th century. Bertha Benz brought global attention and marketing boost to her husband’s Benz Patent Motorcar with her long-distance drive from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back. Hear about her pioneering story and how it paved the way for automobiles. Numerous sights on the way from the Augustaanlage square to the “Kurpfälzer Meile der Innovationen” (Electoral Palatinate Innovation Mile) in front of the baroque palace ...

  • Mannheim: Criminal History Tour with a Costumed Guide

    5. Mannheim: Criminal History Tour with a Costumed Guide

    Join a special kind of tour of selected criminal cases and crime scenes from different centuries. See contemporary witnesses and participants describe the cases from their points of view. On this tour you will also have a closer look at the sights of Mannheim, and an opportunity to learn about the general history of the city.  What did the shy student with the dagger want when he visited the famous poet August von Kotzebue? What made a lawyer become an armed revolutionary? What made the profession of executioner so dangerous? These and other questions are asked and answered on your walk through the scenes of mysterious and unexplained criminal cases in Mannheim. You will feel both shudders and amazement, guaranteed. The commissary takes you and your guests on a forensic search for clues about terrible crimes. The charming daughter of the Mannheim hangman and Prussian grenadiers who are...

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What people are saying about Mannheim

The tour was very informative and entertaining, I can only recommend it. What should be revised is the meeting point information. Nobody knew the address "urban garden". Why can't you just specify the stop at the new messplatz? The street names should be recognizable on the small city map, this helps with orientation.

The tour guide was great and told a lot about each picture. Also background information. It was very appealing and never boring. Great tour with great pictures.

It was a great tour! The guide knew about everything. It was very interesting! I can only recommend it!