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Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn)

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Address: Kornmarkt, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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nice atrraction

the view is amazing. but in the winter it very cold to go up i thing the best time to do it is spring and summer. even if it col the view ia amazing

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Beersheba, HaDarom, Israel
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We purchased a ticket in the Castle to take us to the second station, but when we saw the Classic funicular that would deliver us up into the clouds, we just had to say yes! For a relatively small cost, you can sample a very old and simple, yet efficient method, of getting people to the top of the mountain.... More 

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Beersheba, HaDarom, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the view is amazing. but in the winter it very cold to go up i thing the best time to do it is spring and summer. even if it col the view ia amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Heidelberg on new year's day and it was a memorable experience! The old town and the castle are amazing. Very picturesque and so much to see and do. Well worth visiting. But the highlight of my visit was the ride with the funicular to the top of the mountain. It was a cloudy day so we thought it would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't much at the 3rd (top) station, except view of Heidelberg and a little museum and a viewing room underneath the museum which you can see how the 1907 cogwheel locomotive works. 2nd station there's a cafe, viewpoint and changing between the funicular and the train. 1st station is the castle.

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Thank LorenzSingapore
Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love gong to the top and you can see the entire city. The amusement park at the summet is very good for young children. My only complaint is that they charge you one euro to use the toilet if you are not a paying customer to the park even if the rest of your party ( 2 people have already... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Take the trip to the top of the mountain by taking both the funicular rides. The view from up their is breath taking. Both the rides in themselves make a great joy ride.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

There are two funiculars rising from the old town in Heidelberg. The first goes up to the castle and then to a second stop a little further up the mountain. That funicular is relatively modern. At the second stop, you can switch to what appears to be a much older (meaning classic/good/cool) funicular that goes to the top of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I bought the combo ticket that allowed me to go all the way to the top of Konigstuhl. The train stops at the castle the transfer station and the Konigstuhl. I was there on a freezing, cloudy day and was sure that I would not be able to see anything from the top, but I went all the same. The... More 

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Lewiston, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great way to get to castle. Smooth ride and fast. You can buy your ticket to the castle when you by the funicular ticket

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The cost was very reasonable, Easy way to get to the castle. You can buy your castle entry ticket and funicular ticket at the same time.

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