Heidelberg Things to Do

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  • 1. Castle/Schloss

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    A vist to the Heidelberg Castle is a must for every Heidelbetg visitor. It takes some 300+ steps to reach the castle or go up with the Heidelberg Bergbahn from the Kornmarkt station. If you come by...

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  • 2. Old Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 3. Old Town/Altstadt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 4. Philosophenweg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Philosophenweg (i. e. Philosophers' path) is a path situated in a green area that lies on a hill overlooking the Neckar river and the old core of Heidelberg. Here you can have a stroll, rest a bit...

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  • 5. Museums

    Having studied chemistry decades ago and having worked in this business for almost a quarter of a century I was and still am fascinated by pharmaceutical and chemical history. This is why I always end...

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  • 6. Heiliggeistkirche

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 7. Churches

    . . . or in Heidelberg, visit the churches. There are several worth the time. We started with the Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Spirit) on the Marktplatz opposite the Tourist Office. The...

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  • 8. Kornmarkt

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Market Place (Marktplatz) which is officially known, I don't know how they had it as kommarkt, google searches revealed the place to be named markplatz and not kommarkt, which is a smaller square...

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  • 9. Grosses Fass

    The perception of size is cleverly manipulated in the castle's wine cellar: you descend the stairs and voila! You see a large wine barrel to your right. "Surely, this must be it?" you ask. No, THIS...

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  • 10. Walks

    along the Banks of the Neckar River in Heidelberg is a large and concrete river walkway lying parallel to the Autobahn 37 of which you can have a walk or bike or run or even jog and is where the...

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  • 11. Town Hall/Rathaus

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 12. University

    Heidelberg has a famous old university library, which is located in a wonderful terracotta-coloured art-noveau building, close to the Jesuit Church. Though it is a "working library", it also houses a...

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  • 13. Outside Heidelberg

    The Neckar River runs from the Black Forest to Mannheim before emptying into the Rhine. This 367 km (228 miles) long river mainly flows through the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, but also a...

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  • 14. Der Ritter

    This building (now a hotel and restaurant) dates from 1592 making it one of Heidelberg's oldest treasures. Built in late German Renaissance style, its original owner was cloth dealer Carolus Belier. I...

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  • 15. Kornmarkt/Corn Market

    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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  • 16. River Neckar

    The Neckar River is the largest river system in the German State of Baden-Württemberg of which Heidelberg is part of. The river is about 367-kilometrers long and passes by several towns and cities...

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  • 17. VINOonTOUR

    A great experience is the wine tour from Heidelberg in the beautiful Pfalz with sommelier Manuel Bretschi. In outstanding wine estates you will taste excellent wines and learn a lot about vinification...

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  • 18. Hauptstrasse (Pedestrian Street)

    like in many major cities with large tourist attractions in Europe, Heidelberg has it's own pedestrian Street called the Hauptstrass, which cuts into the center...

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  • 19. Karlsplatz ( Karl Friedrich) Square (2)

    part two of my Karlsplatz tip with more pictures located 150 meters east of the Markplatz and about 40 meters away from the Kornmarkt Square is the Karlsplatz...

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  • 20. Karlsplatz ( Karl Friedrich) Square (1)

    located 150 meters east of the Markplatz and about 40 meters away from the Kornmarkt Square is the Karlsplatz or the Karl Friedrich Square and also knowned as...

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  • 21. Marktplatz

    The Market Place (Marktplatz) which is officially known, I don't know how they had it as kommarkt, google searches revealed the place to be named markplatz and...

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  • 22. Steingrasse

    Steingrasse is the main street that starts at the City Gate of Heidelberg facing the old bridge and ends at the side of the Holy Spirit Church lying...

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  • 23. Schleuse Heidelberg (River Dam & Lock)

    if you are walking along the old bridge and looking northward, you will see a large bridge like dam with sluice gate and locks which were built in 1929 and...

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  • 24. Heiligenberg

    the Other side of the Neckat River in Heidelberg host the mountain Heiligenberg, which cast a prominent view across the river and it rises 440 meters (1440...

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  • 25. Rhodt unter Rietburg, a New Wine Festival

    We were lucky; VT member trekki took a couple days, drove down and gave us the grand tour of the Palatinate. The highlight of the tour was visiting the New Wine...

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