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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #4 of 49 Attractions in Heidelberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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Type: Bridges, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.

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Sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I loved working over this bridge every day and evening when exploring heidelberg, day or night, sun or snow it was beautiful.. when i found out about what the padlocks along the bridge were about i made the bridge in cologne a must see and did! Google it, if you have a romantic (even if hidden) side youll love this... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This really is a spectacular bridge of impressive strength and design, situated beautifully over the giant River Nektar.

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Furtwangen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you are ever in Heidelbergm then you have to walk on that bridge two time, sunrise and sunset, its just so beautiful scenery and arcticurally amazing , looking over the river on both sides of Heidelberg

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A visit to the bridge is a must, the enterance alone makes you feel that you are entering the past.The views up to tghe castle and a walk through the old town are a must. Well worth the visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Really just another bridge. We actually enjoyed the next one upstream (Wehrsteg) more - the weir across the river is under it and it also goes over the lock and there are great views of the Castle.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you go to Heidelberg you really need to see the Alte Brucke. The entrance is magnificent and you can feel like you go to the past seeing the wooden door which of course is open. Once you cross it you are in the modern part of Heidelberg where you see beautiful houses some modern and others in a more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A visit to this old historic bridge is of course an absolute essential stop when visiting Heidelberg. A walk through the old town brings you to it as you round the bend from the Holy Sprit Church. Like Budapest or Prague it's central to the heart and spirit of this delightful city. It can also be viewed from the heights... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went there with my family on New Year's Eve. Partying crowd, fireworks and the best view of the Castle. Went there the next day and it's beautiful too. Worth the walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The old town near the bridge is really beautiful and scenic with a view of the castle and mountains. The old town has got a good blend of restaurants as well

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is crowded but the people are all having fun and shooting fireworks. No one (miraculously) was hurt and the fireworks were spectatular. Highly recommended as your destination for next year.

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