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Map of Mannheim City Centre

The inner city area of Mannheim with its distinct "chessboard" layout of blocks does not have street names. Instead, the blocks are named by a combination of letters and numbers (see map below). As you can see, the IDS is located at R 5.

However, once you get used to the system, orientation is quite easy, and it is hard to get lost within the central area of the city.

The main shopping area and pedestrian precinct is the "L"-shaped stretch of blocks between K and U 1 and P and O 7.

[City Map]

How to reach the IDS by public transport (Tramway):

A "proper" colour map of Mannheim City Centre is available under this address: Further information (in German language) on public transport within the Mannheim area can be obtained from Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar (Rhine-Neckar Regional Transport System).

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Last updated: 19.11.97