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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

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Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar...

This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.

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Gotta' Walk It

If you're going to walk around Heidelberg, which adds so much to the enjoyment of the castle, you have to walk across this lovely bridge. Photo opportunities abound.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're going to walk around Heidelberg, which adds so much to the enjoyment of the castle, you have to walk across this lovely bridge. Photo opportunities abound.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there on a sunny day, beautiful view of the old town as well as a clear view of the castle cross the bridge. A must visit while in Heidelberg.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This magnificent scenic centuries old bridge across the Neckar River provides fabulous photo opportunities.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Buy yourself an artisanal ice cream from one of the places at the Altstadt side of the river, and go for a leisurely stroll on the Old Bridge -- it's a nice way to absorb the atmosphere of the city. It's not entirely closed to traffic, but in all effects it's practically entirely pedestrianised.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed walking over this bridge several times. It is very picturesque. It was very windy so didn't get many photos without our hair in our face.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful bridge with a beautiful view of a beautiful city. Picturesque and quintessentially German.

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Thank IgnatiusofL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the bridge, I met people from 7 different countries for about 10-20 minutes only. Very international spot, and at the same time old Getman history is put on the bridge. Lesson from the old monkey and small tiny mice on the starting point of the bridge was another enjoyable must-see!

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Thank Yeni S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From both sides of the bridge you can get great pictures. Great view of the castle and the gates. Beautiful architecture around the bridge. I recommend going in the afternoon because if you are taking photos, the sun is very strong and they might not turn out if you are taking pictures toward the castle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old bridge which gives a great view over the Rhine. Recommend walking across it to look back at Heidelberg Castle.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful time of day to walk this bridge is early in the morning. Such lovely views of Heidelberg! A beautiful bridge in a gorgeous city.

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