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The Black Forest Travel Guide

Pforzheim

Although Pforzheim is not exactly the attractive place the Romans found at the junction of three rivers—the Nagold, the Enz, and the Würm—it is the "gateway to the Black Forest." Allied bombs almost completely destroyed the city center, and postwar reconstruction is hardly inspired. Pforzheim still owes its prosperity to its role in Europe's jewelry trade and its wristwatch industry.

To get a sense of the "Gold City," explore the jewelry shops on streets around Leopoldplatz and the pedestrian area.

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