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Disambig-50px.png This article is about the street Kaiserstraße in Karlsruhe. For other uses, see Kaiserstraße (disambiguation).

The Kaiserstraße (translated literally “Emperor's street”) is a street in Karlsruhe. It is the main east-west axis through the city centre and has historically always been so right from the earliest layout of the town.


The street begins at Durlacher Tor and extends to Mühlburger Tor with the Kaiserplatz. Its westward continuation is Kaiserallee.

House numbers

 House number
Restaurant Continent109
Zentral-Apotheke (Karlsruhe)112
Fakultät für Chemie und Biowissenschaften12
Universität Karlsruhe (TH)12
Hotel am Markt76
Internationale Apotheke80


The street extends across the districts Innenstadt-Ost and Innenstadt-West.

Public transport

There are several tram stops in Kaiserstraße, e.g. (from east to west):

(H)  next stop: Durlacher Tor    
(H)  next stop: Marktplatz    
(H)  next stop: Europaplatz    


Kaiserstraße is the main shopping street of the city centre of Karlsruhe.

Name of street

The street is named after Wilhelm I, German Emperor (German: Deutscher Kaiser).

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