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“Don't miss this view”

Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg)
Ranked #3 of 88 things to do in Heidelberg
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Owner description: This famous path along the Neckar River has been frequented by numerous famous philosophers throughout history.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Don't miss this view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

A wonderful way to take a break from shopping & touring and get a beautiful view of the castle and some fresh air. Cross the bridge and walk UP!

Visited December 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Great view of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

It is worth you while to take a walk along this street that turns into a path along the Neckar. You can follow it down to the river fro a fantastic view of Heidleberg Schloss.

Visited November 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“worth the energy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

It is a great way to spend a couple of hours - walking up the hill and across the path - above and along the river to overlook Heidelberg, the old bridge and across to the castle - lovely view. It can be a little slippery coming down so wear decent walking shoes.

Visited June 2012
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Canakkale, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A bracing walk!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Lovely views of the castle and town. Go up the steps on the eastern side of the northern bank and look out for the lovely house with the carved dog-in-a-kennel corbel!

Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Nice view of Heidelberg but tiring to climb”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

We only reached the midpoint. View is lovely but everywhere in Heidelberg is lovely. It was raining when we went so it was slippery.

Visited December 2012
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