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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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Walk across. Turn back and look at the history. Watch the river traffic. Spend time on the bridge. Take a river cruise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
joebrkly
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For me the bridge almost similar with Charles Bridge in Prague. The view is nice, The castle is seen from this spot. Makes you want to continue trip up the hill to the castle

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Thank Rifan
Kelowna, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a bridge... I use them to get from one side to the other. Sure, it's old and has some interesting statues but there are a bazillion similar ones all over Europe. Call me cynical but this attraction took us only as long as it took to walk from one end to the other... about 3 minutes.

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Thank Wong_Family_5
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk across. Turn back and look at the history. Watch the river traffic. Spend time on the bridge. Take a river cruise.

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Thank joebrkly
London, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's not much I can say about this as it is just a bridge. There's a nice gate at one end. There's also buskers etc. along the bridge.

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From above the city or at street level this is a classic bridge that looks perfect in pictures. I saw it first in 1980, then in 1983, and again in 2016 and it is in my pictures from each trip. It could be called classic Germany or classic Europe!

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Thank Piseu
Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this Bridge..Watching the busy boats and canoeists yet its peaceful watching from the bridge. From the Old Town side over into the Philosophenweg ...and many cool local wine refre4shment stands and eateries on the way. You can hire Segways to 'ride about' and see the scenery...

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Thank StressBelle
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely to stroll across the bridge (no traffic permitted) and enjoys the views up and down the river Rhine. Some super views of the whole of Schloss Heidelberg and the old town. Best on a dry day to fully appreciate the beauty of the area.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go in the Evening as the sun is setting for great views of the sun set and the perfect time to photograph the old castle worth the walk

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Burlingame
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to walk across the river and enjoy the view. River cruises are nearby and easy to arrange. Lovely views of the riverside.

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Thank Anglophile13
Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A perfect element in this historic city, definitely a place to visit as a real born traveler. Visit on a sundown !!!

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