what is mannheim known for?
We looked at a numerous of sightseeing points and tips to learn more about Mannheim, the inventions and what the city is all about. This is our result:
Square City Mannheim
Quadratestadt is a nickname of the city of Mannheim, whose historical city centre is designed as a city in blocks instead of streets.
Invention of the tractor
In 1921, the designer Friedrich Huber developed the first tractor at Heinrich Lanz AG.
Christ Church Mannheim
The imposing Christ Church – the “Mannheim Cathedral” – was built in the 19th century and was barely affected by the huge destruction of the war, it has been preserved almost completely in its original condition. The Christ Church is located in the villa district of the Oststadt in Mannheim.
SPA Arena Mannheim
The SAP Arena is a multifunctional arena in Mannheim. It has a capacity of up to 15,000 people and is mostly used for international concerts, ice hockey and handball.
Since 1969 until today tiffany is the club address in Mannheim’s nightlife. Noble, discreet and still full of fun, for night clubbers who like the cultivated style.
The Luisenpark is the biggest park in Mannheim. Today the Luisenpark is considered to be one of Europe’s most beautiful parks.
Mannheim’s University is one of the 20th best universities in Europe the sector of economic and social science.
The Rhein-Neckar Metropolitan Region, often referred to as Rhein-Neckar-Triangle is a polycentric metropolitan region located in south western Germany
The congress and event center „Rosengarten“ is located in the centre of Mannheim. It’s the perfect location for all kind of events, such as concerts, congresses or comedyshows . At Rosengarten every cultural event turns out to be an unforgettable night.
Invention of electric elevator
In 1880 Siemens invented the first electronic elevator. The „Senkfrechtfahrer“ which means literally translated „vertical driver“ was presented through Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske at the agricultural and industrial exhibition in Mannheim
The SYTE Mannheim is located in the heart of the city, between the famous Mannheim Water Tower and the main railway station. The house is a listed cultural landmark and stands out with its red, colored natural stone facade.
Rhein-Neckar Löwen is a professional handball club based in Mannheim, Germany. The club competes in the German Handball-Bundesliga. Rhein-Neckar Löwen play their home games in SAP Arena and won the German champignonship several times.
Pfalz – Germany´s White Wine Area
A few minutes from Mannheim away: The Pfalz is Germans second biggest wine region and biggest „Riesling-Area“ of the world. More over 200 wine festivals are celebrated in this region.
The Kunsthalle Mannheim is a museum for modern and contemporary art in Mannheim.
Invention of the automobile (Car)
Carl Benz invented the first automobile in 1886. Two years later in 1888 his wife Bertha Benz took the first ride from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back.
Castle in Mannheim
The imposing Mannheim Castle is the largest baroque palace in Germany and the second largest baroque palace in Europe.
The Design Hotel & Co-Working Space STAYTION in Mannheim is conveniently located right next to the main train station. Everything has the motto: Music Meets Industry. Modern and hip Hotel & Co-Working Space in Mannheim.
A company with a long tradition that unites all facets of fashion and culinary enjoyment under one roof. The house covers 19,000 m², 8 floors with a large selection of the latest collections from the major fashion metropolises of the world.
Invention Draisine – Bicycle
In 1817 Karl Drais drove with his bicycle from M1 square to the “Schwetzinger Relaishaus” in today’s Mannheim district Rheinau.
Unesco City of Music
Mannheim is officially known as UNESCO City of Music. Popular Bands in Mannheim are Söhne Mannheims, Xavier Naidoo, Popakademie, Sunshine live, Cosmopop, Timewarp, Enjoy Jazz and many more…
Spaghetti ice cream creation
1969 Dario Fontanella invented the „Spaghetti Ice cream“
Harbour City Mannheim
The port of Mannheim is the fourth largest inland port and one of the most important in Europe.
Water Tower Mannheim
The Water-Tower is Mannheim’s most famous landmark. It was built between 1886 and 1889.
The Adler Mannheim is a ice hockey team based in Mannheim. Since 1994 they play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and have won the German Championship several times.
Invention of rocket aircraft
The world’s first functioning rocket aircraft was built by Julius Hatry. It took off in 1929.
The city Mannheim offers mixture of creative know how and corporate business savvy and the city has a passion and strong background all about music. Famous National music stars as Xavier Naidoo or fashion star Dorothee Schumacher shape the creative cityscape. This is also why Mannheim is known as a UNESCO City of Music.
It’s all about MUSIC made in Mannheim in the STAYTION Hotel. You can see and hear MUSIC everywhere: in the hotel corridors, floors, hotel rooms, hotel entrance, restaurant and of course also at the STAYTION bar, lounge-livingroom. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, between the water tower and the main railway station.