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Address: Philosophenweg, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This famous path along the Neckar River has been frequented by numerous...

This famous path along the Neckar River has been frequented by numerous famous philosophers throughout history.

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Great Hike

Just across the bridge in the old town, steep hike but well worth it. Great views. We hiked up to the top and saw the old monestary. Enjoyed the day very much

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Lewiston, Idaho
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Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just across the bridge in the old town, steep hike but well worth it. Great views. We hiked up to the top and saw the old monestary. Enjoyed the day very much

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just across the bridge is Philosohers way. Steep hike at the beginning. Well worth it. Lots o trails. Hiked to the top and saw old monestary ruins. It was a great afternoon hike

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the hike up the side of the mountain for great views. Lots of places to pause and catch your breath on a nice bench on the way to the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When I heard about Philosopher's Way, I just had to make the hike up there. I got some information from my guide at the castle and set out afterwards. You go over the Alte Brucke out of Old Town and just to the left there is a small lane that leads to the steep path up. The path is high... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How many quaint shops & historic town can one see? After a while, you want to get away from that consuming madness and take a breather and Philosopher's Way is the way to go......except that we didn't expect Pokémon to be here as well. At one part, it was so crowded that we were wondering....what's going on? Then the multitudes... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through the city made me realize how beautiful this city is and no wonder there were so many tourists. We enjoyed our walk upto the bridge and I was happy to see the way the town has been preserved. I think one of the most beautiful places that I have ever been to!!! If you are in the town... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the main shopping street of Heidelberg. Lots of chain shops and a few independent ones. There is a large number of bars and restaurants. For the small shops go up the many side streets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very wonderful view on the city from he top of the hill. There are good place for doing exercises and mountain running.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thirty years ago this main thoroughfare into the old city was lined with boutique shops and lots of restaurants and pubs. Today it still has restaurants and pubs, but now both are mostly chains and the stores definitely are. My suggestion is to walk it once to get your bearings but then spend you time on side streets instead. Much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The philosopher's Way is really nice in all seasons: refreshing in Summer, colorful in Autumn, full of snow in Winter and with really good fragrance in Spring. It also has a terrific view. 100% recommended.

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