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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

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Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Description: This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar...
This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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the views from the bridge of both sides of the river were incredible. Enjoyed walking from one side to the other. On the side away from city centre was a walking path with some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

the views from the bridge of both sides of the river were incredible. Enjoyed walking from one side to the other. On the side away from city centre was a walking path with some playground areas. On the city side there was a campground by the river. Beautiful restoration over the years and try felt like walking back in history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Bridge is located very close to marketplace and main walking street. Nice bridge. Many couple install "love forever" padlock along the bridge (like in Paris). Nice sight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Alte Bruecke, or more commonly known as The Old Bridge of Heidelberg, is located at the old town of Heidelberg, just a stone throw away from the square where the Church of Holy Ghosts locates. The bridge was built of Neckar valley sandstone in the 18th century by Prince Karl Theodor, and is one of the large examples of classical... More 

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Washington, Ga.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

At night the view of the bridge is sparkling. We stood for so long just watching the surroundings and the river traffic.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

So amazing from 1248 and I can drive with the top down on my car and all this glorious scenery! Beware of closing hours! Great to walk over too!

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Interesting are the sory of the ape, als the display of the measures, how high the river Neckar water has been in the past. Go and zee with a city guide

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It is what it sounds like, the river is busy so you get a great view of the barges, it enables a couple of good circular walks, it's photogenic and good for people watching

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A very nice and romantic city. The bridge (Alte Brücke) and the castle must definitely be seen. There are also nice cafees and restaurants around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It's a pretty bridge, where you should have a walk. If you walk uphill to Philosophenweg, you can see the city silhouette with the bridge. It's pretty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Alte Brucke is a must visit at Heidelburg. The bridge on river Neckar is a great tourist spot which provides view of the Castle. A monkey statue and a rat idol are fun factor at the bridge. Tourist like to use mask of monkey statue for memorable clicks. The bridge can be considered as gate to the old city.

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