Heilbronn entdecken - Digital city tour of Heilbronn

City tour Kaiserstraße 30, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

Salt city, green city, industrial city, wine town - the city of Heilbronn has many facets. Would you like to get to know the center of Heilbronn independently and flexibly in terms of time, and at the same time receive the most important information about the sights? Then a tour with the DigiWalk app is what you need!

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City Hall and Hall of Honor

Rathausgasse 5, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

One landmark of Heilbronn is the town hall. It was rebuilt between 1950 and 1953 according to historical models, with beautiful arcades under the flight of steps. The representative building was erected in 1417 in Gothic style and extended in Renaissance style at the end of the 16th century.
In the courtyard of the town hall, behind the rococo facade of the former town archive, there is the Hall of Honor commemorating the destruction of the town on December 4, 1944, with models of the historic, destroyed and rebuilt town center.

Astronomical Clock on City Hall

Rathausgasse 5, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The showpiece of Heilbronns town hall facade is the art clock from 1579/80 made by Isaak Habrecht from Schaffhausen, who also created the art clock on Strasbourg Cathedral.

Market Square with Katie’s House, Zehender House, and Robert Mayer Monument

Rathausgasse 5, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The market square is in front of the town hall, where a weekly market is held three times a week. On the left-hand side is the Käthchenhaus, a Gothic stone house from the 14th century. The bronze monument to Robert-Mayer is on the right side of the town hall on the market square. Also on the right-hand side is the Zehnder House, a baroque secular building. The building is protected as a cultural monument.

St. Kilian’s Church with the Seyfer Altar

Kirchbrunnenstraße 37, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

With its octagonal tower, Kilian's Church is considered the first tower with Renaissance elements north of the Alps. Inside you will find the high altar by Hans Seyfer, a top work of late Gothic sculpture and altarpiece art. Kilian’s Church can be entered from 09:00 to 18:00.

Götz Tower (Götzenturm)

Allerheiligenstraße 1, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

Today, only two towers remain from the once mighty Heilbronn city wall; one of them is Götzenturm. It was built in 1392 and formed the southwestern corner pillar of the city wall.

Pottery Market Tower (Hafenmarktturm)

Sülmerstraße 24-30, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The Pottery Market Tower, also called Hafenmarktturm, is reminiscent of the former Franciscan monastery. The Gothic Franciscan church was consecrated in 1314 and burnt down by the departing French troops in 1688. The tower was rebuilt between 1698 and 1727 from donations by the citizens.

Bulwark Tower (Bollwerksturm)

Platz am Bollwerksturm 27, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The Bulwark Tower is the second tower that bears witness to the once mighty city wall. It fortified the north-western corner of the city wall. The name "Bollwerksturm" was given to the actual Heilbronn "Götz Tower" when the Swedes and French expanded the immediate surroundings of the tower into a strong bulwark during the Thirty Years' War. You can learn more about this in our audio guide.

German Court and the Teutonic Cathedral (Deutschhof mit Deutschordenmünster)

Eichgasse 1, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The German Court used to be a walled area within the city. It was built in the first half of the 13th century and was used by the Teutonic Knights as an administrative seat for their estates. In 1803, "Deutschhof" fell to Württemberg and was used by the state as a court and administrative building.

experimenta

Experimenta-Platz 1, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The experimenta is the largest science center in Germany. Here you can go on a voyage of discovery.

Experimenta is an experience-based educational institution for all age groups. Visitors can experiment for themselves at around 275 hands-on stations when visiting the center. With changing special exhibitions and the opportunity to learn at the interactive stations, you can't help but be amazed.

Trappen Lake (Trappensee)

Trappensee 1, 74074 Heilbronn, DE

Lake Trappensee, with its little chateau, is located at the eastern end of Heilbronn, about 2.5 km from the city center. You can reach it on foot or by bus and tram.

Theresien Tower (Theresienturm)

Theresienstraße 7, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The Theresientrum, Heilbronn's distinctive high bunker on the Theresienwiese, was built in 1940 by the Munich Air Force Division VII, which was responsible for Heilbronn.

Thanks to an initiative of the Heilbronn Civic Foundation, a stairway was built in the spring of 2019 to make the tower accessible to interested members of the public in this way.

Botanical Orchard

Kübelstraße, 74076 Heilbronn, DE

The botanical orchard is located about 2 kilometers from the city center. It is a green gem in Heilbronn's northern city.

Its botanical features include regional fruit trees and shrubs, school and show gardens, and diverse perennial plantings. The grounds owe their unique charm to the historic garden houses.

Wine Villa

Cäcilienstraße 66, 74072 Heilbronn, DE

The Wein Villa is a house with history. The shell, built in 1873, was acquired by Andreas Faißt in 1875 and rebuilt into a villa by 1876. After the death of the widow Faißt, the estate was owned by various entrepreneurs.

From 1922 it was the seat of multiple administrations, and from 1960 to 1995, it was owned by the city of Heilbronn and housed various municipal offices. Since 2000, the representative building has been maintained as a wine villa.

Pfühl park

Schlizstraße 13, 74076 Heilbronn, DE

The Pfühl park is considered Heilbronn's oldest park, first mentioned in a document in 1519. Today it forms a unified greenspace with Lake Trappensee.

Bildungscampus

Bildungscampus 3, 74076 Heilbronn, DE

The educational campus of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation in Heilbronn is a place of lifelong learning and scientific research, where a wide variety of academic and research institutions are located. This also includes several event areas, which are available to the institutions of the Education Campus as well as to external interested parties.