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Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn)

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Great Views - and Crowds

It seems many of the tour groups include a funicular ride along with castle entrance, so the ride... read more

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Great to travel in historical Funicular

The trip up the mountain was great and the lart part of trip in the historical funicular was great... read more

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Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It seems many of the tour groups include a funicular ride along with castle entrance, so the ride up and down the hill can be very crowded. Each car has a few seats and many more standing. The ride is short, and efficient.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed 5 days ago

The trip up the mountain was great and the lart part of trip in the historical funicular was great. Sadly the weather did nto permit great views the day we were there, but on a good day the views must be spectacular. Even in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cherylscheepers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really fun side trip. Two funiculars - one really old. Make sure you buy a ticket to the top. The view of the valley is spectacular. This is a leisurely and fun side trip. If you are limited with time - not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stephrab
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We two couples wanted to visit the top Konigstuhl station of the funicular in Heidelberg to get the view of the city on a lovely fall day. However, we found that the only ticket for sale included Schloss Heidelberg which we had visited the previous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John D
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Most people take the funicular only up to castle, but consider a detour to the top if the weather is nice. Up to the castle, the funicular runs mostly in a tunnel, so there are no views. This then changes dramatically and you end over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Paulanus
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Went there by the stairs which was veryyy tiring but at the same FUN! However the only problem was the weather wasn’t helping. It was a very sunny day. Pathway to heavens they called it and once i reached the top, i understood why it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FK_AlMarzooqi
Reviewed October 16, 2018

If you’re going to visit the castle, this is no doubt the fastest and most interesting way up. You can always walk down from the castle!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Itamar M
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This offers a fun afternoon when you include the Heidelberg Castle as a stop on your Königstuhl Funicular Trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are going to visit the castle then consider to buy a 22€ (2 adult, 1 kid) unlimited ride pass. The ride consist of two section one from downtown to halfway and the change to the old mountain train the rest of the way...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DB L
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We took this up to the castle and then went on to the top, great view and we really enjoyed it. Great way to see the area around.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TravelerGEO
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July 18, 2017|
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Response from Hendrik_NL | Reviewed this property |
As I mentioned in my review, the Kornmarkt/Schloss multistory car park is just round the corner of the funicular base station. and also steps from the Marktplatz, the center of Heidelberg. A visit to the castle is... More
May 11, 2017|
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Yes, See here for Details: Since TripAdvisor does Not allow to post links I cannot share it here, but there is a timetable on the Homepage.
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May 11, 2017|
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Response from Fakhizaa A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think it opens every day