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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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We decided to pay the 12 euros each and go right to the top; past the castle stop onto the mid point stop where we changed from the modern funicular to the old one to the top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We decided to pay the 12 euros each and go right to the top; past the castle stop onto the mid point stop where we changed from the modern funicular to the old one to the top. When we got to the top there was a falconry show but it was only on at 11.30 am so we missed it!... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was a fun way to get to the castle, and the views from the higher stops are beautiful. Our kids had fun doing this.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It's always fun to go up a mountain by funicular, especially when it is as steep as the one in Heidelberg. The views are stunning and up the Königstuhl there are many excellent hiking paths. It is so quiet up there, you wouldn't believe a big city is nearby.

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Bucharest, Romania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Nice old funicular, nice experience, it links the Heidelberg castle to the old town. I loved it. I took it after I visited the castle. Still a bit crowded and have to wait in queue until you get in, but it worths..takes max. 10 min to get down. The fee was around 5 - 6 euros, as far as I... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a great attraction by which to access Heidelberg Castle. 6 Euros takes you to the castle by modern funicular. The journey takes about 10 minutes. There are a few seats in each carriage and plenty of standing space with rails to hold onto. If you want to go beyond the castle, then take the older funicular right up... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

we did this with an English Train driver who had studied in Germany so he was the perfect companion. the trip was great and the view was superb, I'd recommend it big time.

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Quick and safe to take on a snowy visit to castle. Price is very reasonable. Would recommend for a quick visit to castle.

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Sachse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The fiunicular is located at the Korn Market at the end of the old town. Directly under the castle. It is a great way to get up to the castle with a wonderful view. I don't remember it going on further, will check it out next time. I have a terrtible fear of heights, but this was safe and level... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Recommended transport for viewing the castle and then travelling even higher up to get stunning views over Heidelberg and the region. Perfectly safe even if scared of heights!

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Wow, what a view and what Funicular. Probably one the best I have been on in the world. It isn't advertised much but the old original funicular runs from the second stop to the top of the mountain. Most people get out at the second stop as this is the castle but pay the extra and take the next carriage... More 

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