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Top things to do in Heidelberg

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Ranked #1 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: The Old Town of Heidelberg starts from Sofienstrasse and brings you to the castle. In the middle there is the University Area... more » Owner description: The Old Town of Heidelberg starts from Sofienstrasse and brings you to the castle. In the middle there is the University Area (the oldest university in Germany), the main shopping street (Hauptstrasse) and it includes to famous Karl-Theodor-Bridge / the Old bridge. « less
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Ranked #2 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Hiking Trails; Trails; Outdoors
This famous path along the Neckar River has been frequented by numerous famous philosophers throughout history.
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Ranked #3 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Castles; Cultural
Construction on this regal castle, the symbolic heart of the city, began in the early 1300s.
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Ranked #4 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Bridges; Historic Sites; Landmarks
This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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Ranked #5 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Walking Areas; History Museums; Cultural
Founded in 1368, this famous university is one of Germany's oldest and most prestigious.
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Ranked #6 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

Many consider this a must-see if you are in the area. No matter what you believe you will feel upon arrival, that all changes once you walk onto the "stage" and look up at the... more »

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Ranked #7 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This intriguing museum explores the history of medicine in Heidelberg.
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Ranked #11 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Historic Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Trams; Other
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Ranked #13 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
The cobblestone area surrounding the city's famous university is filled with interesting hangouts.
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Ranked #14 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Forests; Mountains; Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #16 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
The city's large zoo is home to a diverse range of animals and birds.
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Ranked #17 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
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Ranked #19 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Heidelberg's only Renaissance building left unscathed by French invasions in the 17th century, the building has been a hotel... more » Owner description: Heidelberg's only Renaissance building left unscathed by French invasions in the 17th century, the building has been a hotel for most of the last three centuries. « less
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Ranked #20 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
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Ranked #23 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Early 18th Century Heidelberg town hall.
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Ranked #24 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
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Ranked #26 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Category: Convention Centers; Other
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Ranked #29 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
Ranked #30 of 53 attractions in Heidelberg
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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