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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Private Tour: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Meet your expert guide and air-conditioned vehicle outside your centrally located Frankfurt hotel to begin your private 6-hour sightseeing tour of Heidelberg a picturesque town on the banks of River Neckar in southwest Germany. Often described as Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg is renowned for its Baroque Old Town pretty Renaissance buildings and haunting castle ruins. Follow in the footsteps of the romantic poets most notably Johann Wolfgang van Goethe and the likes of painter William Turner and fall in love with this beautiful
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Heiliggeistkirche Tips (20)

Heiliggeistkirche

The "Holy Ghost Church" looks surprisingly little for all the historic events that has happened here. Built in late Gothic style in 1344-1441 on a site where there was previously a Roman basilica, the...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006

You can't miss it.........

...not least because it is slap-bang in the Marktplatz.The Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Spirit) which now stands dates from the late 14th century, but is built on the site of at least two...
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leics
Jun 13, 2008

Climb the Steeple

The climb up the steeple is worth the work. The view is beautiful and you can walk all the way around the outside, to see Heidelberg in 360. The cost is 1 euro for adults and 0,50 for children. It's...
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BeachGlass
May 05, 2007

Marktplatz and Heiliggeistkirche

The church once was used by Protestants as well as Catholics. From 1706 to 1936 walls inside the church separated the two confessions. It is now a protestant church. Being located on the beautiful and...
sabsi
May 20, 2003

Church of the Holy Spirit

A late Roman basilica was first mentioned in 1239. In 1398, it was replaced by a large church building which nave was constructed in the typical style of the late Gothic period. The chancel was...
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Polly74
Nov 29, 2004

Great Views from the Heiliggeieistkirche tower

The Heiliggeieistkirche was built in 1398-1410 in the centre of Heidelburg, between the castle and the river.The church is open to visitors every day, from a small door at the back under the tower....
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Ujamaflip
Oct 03, 2004

Heiliggseistkirche

The Heiliggseistkirche, or Church of the Holy Ghost, is a 14th century Gothic masterpiece--the largest church in the Rhineland-Palatinate state. Ruprecht III, its founder, lies buried here. Not only...
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Tom_Fields
Mar 16, 2009

Church of the Holy Spirit

Located right in the heart of the old town, the Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the most prominent landmarks in the city, perhaps second only to the castle. Construction of the church began in...
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AcornMan
Apr 25, 2004

Climb the Church Tower of the Heiliggeistkirche

You definitely HAVE TO climb the chuch tower of the Church of the Holy Spirit!For only a small fee of 0.50 euro, you get to climb to the top of the ancient stone-stepped tower for a magnificient 360...
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volarevolare
Jun 27, 2003

Church of the Holy Spirit

The Church of the Holy Spirit is a landmark and the most famous church in Heidelberg. It stands in the middle of the market place in the old center of Heidelberg not far from the Heidelberg Castle....
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 22, 2014

Climb the tower!

The Heiliggeistkirche is right on the marketsquare. It is possible to climb the tower, which I absolutely recommend: you have a spectacular view to the castle and over the roofs of old Heidelberg.A...
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tini58de
Jan 14, 2007

Heiliggeistkirche

The most important church of Heidelberg is the "Heiliggeistkirche", centerpiece of the main market square and opposite the Old Town Hall. It was built between 1398 and 1515 in the gothic style, with...
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MichaelFalk1969
Oct 23, 2009
 
 
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"Germany's most romantic city: HEIDELBERG"
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"This is not Heidelberg Castle, is it???"
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Things to Do Near Heiliggeistkirche

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Town Hall/Rathaus

the Town Hall or Rathaus of Heidelberg lies along Marktplatz and opposite the Holy Spirit Church of which the original town hall was built in the 14th century and was destroyed in the thirty years war...
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Old Town/Altstadt

a tour of Heidelberg is not complete without a walking tour of the old town of Heidelberg as the Old Town has many historical Landmarks and buidlings of which a bus tour could not do as most streets...
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Kornmarkt

the Kornmarkt of the Grain Market is a smaller square in Heidelberg which is smaller than the grander Marktplatz, located 100 meters west of the kornmarkt (where the Rathaus and Church of the Holy...
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Old Bridge

The City Gate of Heidelberg lies at the southern end of the famous Old bridge and it leads to Steingrasse Street leading to the Church of The Holy Spirit. The city gates were built in 1788 alongside...
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Philosophenweg

Philosophenweg, or Philosophers' Walk in English, is a promenade on northern side of the river Neckar. If you are into photography or just fine views, the walk offers some of the best views of the old...
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Castle - Schloss

towering across the university city of Heidelberg is the Imposing Schloss Heidelberg, which you can see from any angle in Heidelberg and can take panoramic shots and selfie videos from many areas like...
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Getting to Heiliggeistkirche

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Marktplatz

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  • Sunday 12:30 to 17:00
  • Monday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 17:00

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