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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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All reviews old bridge brass monkey both sides alte brucke great view of the castle heidelberg castle photo opportunities taking pictures across the river nice walk neckar views gate city statues mice stroll
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the photo opportunities up to the castle overlooking town. It the view into the old town via the city gate was being renovated

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank andyr972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worth taking a walk over the bridge enjoying its atmosphere and looking at the sculptures and the 2 white towers.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jorfraggle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It only takes a minute to walk across and take a picture. There are people posing for pictures and kissing everywhere you look. It is definitely worth a couple of minutes during your trip. There are a lot of restaurants and bars nearby to go...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AndyAndersAnderson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is definitely the place where most people go, meaning those who have less time, or are not inclined to hike up hills, or those on a run, or looking for great pics, or people watchers....this is a great place to just take in heidelberg

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scott N
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Take a nice walk across the bridge and enjoy the cobblestones and views of the castle city gate and river. Make sure you spot the monkey statue as well

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Great location to catch the beauty of Heidelberg in the fading afternoon sun. Glittering gold monuments against an orange sky. Needs to be a sunny day of course. Not sure how many they have.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank IanRR255060
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Nice view over the river and with the castle on the heights at one end. The gate at the bridge is rather impressive.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank griffon2017
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Old Bridge. Built in the 18th century it follows several bridges built int the same spot before it. At its southern end, facing the city stands a nice bridge gate and below it a sculpture of a monkey, which when stroked brings good luck.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

We walked over the bridge a few days ago. In summer and spring I’m sure it would be nicer. They are renovating the gate so it’s all packed with plastic. The monkey is still free dough 😉 for pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 62marliess
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Nice old bridge over the river that is just a couple of minutes walk from the main centre. Walk with firends and kids, just relaxing walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank name s
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