Mannheim looks back on over 400 years of history full of exciting events and curious anecdotes just waiting to be told. All of these things are reflected in the Grid-City’s many sights and neighborhoods and make Mannheim what it is today: a cosmopolitan, vibrant, and diverse metropolis.
Tolerance and diversity are alive and well in Mannheim; 170 nationalities live together peacefully and characterize Mannheim’s signature attitude towards life. Top tourist attractions and internationally renowned museums and theaters invite you to come and explore!
Downtown Mannheim has a very special feature: it is divided into square blocks, hence the nickname “Grid-City”.
Mannheim is also close to so many other top cities; for example, you can travel from the Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim with an ICE train in under 30 minutes!
Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH and the Welcome Center are happy to answer all of your questions and assist you with planning your trip.
Numerous attractions can be found throughout the city center:
Baroque Palace and Palace Church
Germany’s largest Baroque structure absolutely shines with historical furnishings in the grand rooms on the main floor.
Wasserturm and Friedrichsplatz
Mannheim’s landmark is nestled in one one of the most beautiful art nouveau complexes in Europe - the Friedrichsplatz.
Luisenpark and Telecommunications Tower
Once the location for the National Garden Show in 1975, the Luisenpark is now considered one of the most beautiful parks in Europe. The telecommunications tower provides a first-class view of the city.
This historical storage building from the 1950s now shines in new splendor as the award-winning Speicher7 Design Hotel.
With its reconstructed altar and breathtaking frescoes and paintings, this building is considered the most important baroque church in the southwest.
Church of Christ
This evangelical church was built in 1911 according to plans by Theophil Frey and Christian Schade and is the most representative sacred building in Mannheim.
Getting to Mannheim
Fly to Frankfurt airport, then take the ICE high speed train (30 minutes), or the Lufthansa Airport Shuttle bus (60 minutes).
Mannheim Hauptbahnhof (main station) is not only a regional transport hub, but also Germany’s second largest long distance train station, with ICE, IC and regional trains stopping here. And it is barrier-free!
Mannheim is served by Eurolines with overnight long distance services from the UK. The central bus station is located right next to the main train station with the city centre just around the corner.
Mannheim has a comprehensive public transportation network, with buses and trams. The street cars run to neighbouring cities, such as Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg and Weinheim.
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The EANO Organising Office does not provide housing services. Instead, you may contact the official accommodation provider for the meeting, m:con - mannheim:congress GmbH.
They have negotiated specially discounted rates with a wide range of hotels for EANO delegates.
Accommodation will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Book now to avoid disappointment and secure your discounted rate!
Click here to view the map of all available congress hotels.
Hotel accommodation for individual participants or small groups with less than 10 rooms can be booked online here
For group and special enquiries please contact:
m:con - mannheim:congress GmbH
Ms. Claudia Morio
68161 Mannheim, Germany
T: +49 621 41 06 8641
F: +49 621 41 06 80222
Useful Links and Contacts
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Welcome Center / Tourist Information Mannheim
Tel.: +49 621 293-8700
Fax: +49 621 293-8701
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Sa 10.00 - 13.00 hrs
closed on public holidays