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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

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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 Most Popular Place in all of Heidelberg

Where do the inhabitants of Heidelberg go during the summer evenings? You guessed it right: At the Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke). There were quite a lot of people in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Where do the inhabitants of Heidelberg go during the summer evenings? You guessed it right: At the Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke). There were quite a lot of people in the Alstadt, but once on the bridge there were way more people enjoying the sun and the views. The bridge is truly beautiful and it has a perfect view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

One part of philosophen weg. Something eternal and sound. Many people from very different countries. Very good experience. Insensibly you think of eternal things...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The most easy reachable and inexpensive sight in Heidelberg, granting a good view on the castle and is in itself a very nice background for any selfie or portrait photo in general. The best way to visit is to get there by bike or bus (when arriving at the train station line 34 exit “Alte Bruecke nord”). For getting from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Take some pictures on the bridge and enjoy the spectacular view of the valley and Heidelberg. There is a nice view of the castle from this vantage point. There is a monkey on the castle side of the bridge. It was originally put there in the 15th century. It is believed that if you touch the fingers of the Bridge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Had a great time with family and friends. Great spot for pictures. Especially the castle from the bridge. Look for the love locks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This bridge is a great place to just stop and relax and watch the river flow through the town. The town gate is at the end of it. Very pretty!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Absolutely beautiful. Very German. Lovely View. First in my memory of Heidelberg! Much to see in and around the area. Saw many years ago in the 90s. It isn't a date in the pull down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We visited on weekend. First we spent half an hour at the old bridge, crossing the river and taking snaps. Good view to castle as well as Neuenheim. Then below the bridge, ferrys start to take river ride. Timings are displayed and you have to plan to be there. Some boats charge about ten euros for a round trip of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's a beautiful old bridge in small town. Good corner to take photo.e enjoyed there so much!You can walk all this area it's really nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you are in Heidelberg don't miss to cross the Old Bridge and also get a good view from the Philosophers' Way or up and downstream from the river Neckar to see this architectural marvel.

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