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Auf dem Heiligenberg, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #27 of 48 Attractions in Heidelberg
Type: Historic Sites
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The ruins of St. Michael's Monastery (Michaelskloster) are an incredibly short walk from Thingstatte, both of which are located at the top of Heiligenberg, a roughly 440 m hill across the Neckar River from Heidelberg Castle, Old Town, and much of the town of Hiedelberg. You can drive to within a short distance of Thingstatte and follow clearly marked signs... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My wife and I visited the old Monastery and we thought it was amazing. There wasn't a ton of information available but we were able to translate some of the plaques that are through out the place. Has a lot of History and is really old. Check it out

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Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Near the thingstatte , a good add on attraction. The entry is free and you can climb the towers to get a good view of the place

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London, Canada
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185 reviews 185 reviews
46 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This was the end point for our mountain hike (also checked out points of interest such as Philosopher's Walk & Thingstatte). It was really interested to see the ruins; the city of Heidelberg has put up plaques amongst the ruins to show what each room was once used for. If you enjoy history & architecture (as well as hiking &... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Ruins of an old monastery. Some signs help you figure out what the different rooms were. You'll be exploring all the sights up there. Wear good shoes as there is a lot of walking over unpaved ground. Some of it is a little rough. Sometimes there is a restaurant open.

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

This is one of three attractions up on the mountain, we visited after our monumental stairclimbing at the adjacent Thingstatte. Climb the tower for another impressive view of Heidelberg and the surrounding ruins.

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