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Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn)

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Address: Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 06221 5 13 - 26 09
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This is an easy way to get up the mountain in order to see the castle, unless you really must climb the stairs. We chose to ride up and walk down. The ride is smooth not too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We took the funicular all the way to the top stopping at the castle on the way down. The modern funicular is very smooth and goes maybe halfway up the mountain where you change to the original. The older funicular is over 100 years old and very impressive. At the top you get a great view as you are at... More 

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Welland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Don’t worry about getting a good seat or picturesque photographs. There is simply no view if you are going to the castle. The cars ride through a tunnel so there is nothing to see. Just enjoy the ride, and make sure you get off at the first stop if you want to visit the castle. Seems a bit expensive but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We took this to give our guests a nice experience. There is no view when you travel to just the Schloss. If you are in decent shape, just walk the steep path. Then, you could feel good about the calories burned when you have something to eat and drink at the top.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you like fun, just go straight to the top! And then, find some friends and hike in the enchanting forest all the way down to Neckargemund. Then take the bus home.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is an historic experience and worth the time for the great views you can get of the city from the Konigstuhl mountain behind the castle. We had a bite to eat and a bier at the top then walked around the trails for some exercise. After a while, we decided to walk down rather that take the return funicular... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is an easy way to get up the mountain in order to see the castle, unless you really must climb the stairs. We chose to ride up and walk down. The ride is smooth not too crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

For about 10 Euro you can get a ticket to the first stop, Heidelberg Castle, and get back on to go to the top for a BEAUTIFUL scenic view of Heidelberg and the river. There is a small cafe at the top if you want to rest a while and have a beer, coffee, or soft drink. There are also... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Funicular Cable Railway Heidelberg The cable car system consists of two parts: the lower and the upper systems. The lower railway, one of Germany's most modern funicular railways, starts at Kornmarkt in the old town and runs via the Castle (Schloss) station as far as Molkenkur. From there you can continue with one of the oldest electric funicular railways to... More 

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Pebble Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My traveling group loved our two rides up the mountain. The faster modern funicular was great, though fairly crowded, and mostly underground. But the slower historic train was so much fun, and we could always see out the window. My grandson, age 4, is a real fan. At the top, we found the machine room, with glass windows which allowed... More 

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Lafayette, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was one of the worst experiences on my entire trip to Heidelberg. We had decided to take the funicular down from the castle into town around noon on a Wednesday. BIG MISTAKE. The train was CRAMMED with tour groups, there was no room to breathe. View only available from first car in line but your chance of getting it... More 

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Address: Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 06221 5 13 - 26 09
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg

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