Weinheim in Baden-Wüttemberg, Southwestern Germany is about 15 km from Heidelberg and 10 km from Mannheim. Together with these cities, it makes up the Rhein-Neckar triangle. It’s situated on the Bergstraße scenic route on the western rim of the Odenwald. The Market Square is filled with numerous cafes, as well as the old Rathaus (city hall). Further to the south is the Schlossgarten (Palace Garden) and the Exotenwald (Exotic Forest), which contains species of trees imported from around the world, but mostly from North America and Japan. Weinheim celebrated its 1250th anniversary in 2005.