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Photo Op

Even under construction you can find something that is photo-worthy. Best pictures were from the... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Debra B
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Saint Peter
Gateway to the Old town.

The old bridge has a gate on the side facing the old town probably to protect the old town from... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Even under construction you can find something that is photo-worthy. Best pictures were from the bridge, through the gate. Everyone was putting their heads in the monkey's mouth for a picture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debra B
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The old bridge has a gate on the side facing the old town probably to protect the old town from invasion. The red stone gate is protected by a portcullis and is flanked by two tall red and white cylindrical stone towers. The towers has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed May 31, 2018

As of today, 31st of May of 2018, it is under reconstruction and covered by a piece of cloth. :( I wonder when it will be ready. Guess I will have to come back to Heidelberg to see it.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Unfortunately is the gate under reconstruction and it is covered therefore one can only guess based on the picture on the screen how wonderful it is. At the other hand it is only one of plenty of interesting landmarks in Heidelberg so it shouldn't stop...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Very nice building leading to the old town - see the ape on the side - good for a picture - just been renovated

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dennys34
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The towers were said to have been put in place to intimidate visitors from across the river and to show that Heidelberg was a city of import. When we visited, unfortunately, the towers were wrapped for renovations, so we didn't get to be too impressed....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MaryKop
Reviewed December 16, 2017

You are bound to take a number of pictures here. The bridge and the gate and the alleys behind just look good. Nothing beyond that, though.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Best city in Germany next to garmish. City has tons of history and amazing street food. If this is your first visit I bet it won’t be your last. The bridge is incredible with so many photo ops. Look around many street painters around. $3o...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dacw6
Reviewed October 20, 2017

The gate is one of the sights in Heidelberg. As of OCT 2017 both towers (basically the whole gate) were covered with a scaffolding. Nevertheless go onto the bridge when sunset starts and watch the castle turning yellow and red. Unbelievably beautiful. Of course, it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SydneyPerla
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Situated on the old town side of the old bridge this is one of the mostly photographed builings I believe.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank matwen2016
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