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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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Kurpfälzisches Museum

The "Kurpfalz" area around Heidelberg became a separate entity in the Middle Ages with a significance disproportional to its size, military power or economic strength as the local ruler became duke...
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MichaelFalk1969
Jul 23, 2009

KURPFALZ MUSEUM in the old town

(The Kurpfalz today describes the original "Pfalz" region of the roman empire, with Heidelberg as its capital)This museum covers an impressive array of exhibits, including Archaeology (7 rooms...
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JessH
Jan 20, 2008

Not only the castle...

is worth visiting in Heidelberg. If you are interested in some background information, some archaeology and history of the city and the castle, go to the Kurpfälzische Museum. Many people pass it, as...
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christine.j
Jan 10, 2008

Kurpfälzisches Museum

Built in 1712, same year as the Jesuit Church, is this Palais Morass (note how palace is spelt the French way in this region rather than in German) which was built for the University chancellor...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006

Völkerkundemuseum

In the green Weimar Palace building, the Portheim Foundation of Science and the Fine Arts has its collection open to the public as an Ethnographical Museum. Originally, the collections included a lot...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006

Dokumentationszentrum der Deutscher Sinti und Roma

We never had time for this docu-centre ourselves but I really want to mention it as it deals with the way that Roma and Sinti people (often bunched together under the name of "gypsies") have been...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006

The University Museum

The University Museum is a window on the history of the University of Heidelberg. The spectrum of the three-room exhibition ranges from the foundation in 1386 to the 20 th century. The wide variety of...
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ringleader
Oct 17, 2006

Students’ Prison

The late 18th century saw the establishment of a students’ prison at the rear of the Old University, now a tourist attraction. Earlier, students were subject to the jurisdiction of their universities...
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ringleader
Oct 17, 2006

Armor - Das Schloß Heidelberg

There are quite a few various museums and information centers inside the Heidelberg castle. We just happened into one with quite an impressive suit of armor, as you can see in the picture.All of these...
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rcargo
Apr 05, 2005

Ethnology Museum/Palais Weimar

At the far end of the old town is the museum owned by the von-Portheim foundation. The building was built in the 18th century and today houses ethnological collections.
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Sep 28, 2008
 
 
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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 Heidelberg

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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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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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Heiliggeistkirche

this famous Gothic Church which lies along the Marketplatz area of Heidelberg and is the tallest structure in the city beside the Castle Heidelberg, is formerly a joint place of worship between the...
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