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University Square (Universitätsplatz), Heidelberg

University Square (Universitätsplatz) - Heidelberg, Germany
University Square (Universitätsplatz)
Grabengasse 14, Heidelberg, Germany 69117Map
+49 6221 540
Neighborhood: East of Heidelberg
Overview

One of the city's many historical attraction's, Universitätsplatz or University Square is where the Old Town Campus of the Heidelberg University is located. The square has been witness to the Nazi regime that took over the country and was the site of the many book burnings that destroyed heaps of Jewish and Communist literature from the University's libraries. Steeped in the city's past, the square attracts a number of history as well as architecture buffs. Today buzzing with students, the square is often venue for a number of activities and events organized and hosted by the same. For more information on its history and ways to get there, check out the Universitätsplatz on the University's website.

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