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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
From EUR117.00
 
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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University Library / Manesse Collection

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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MichaelFalk1969
Jul 10, 2009

Heidelberg University

Let's face it, a lot of visitors come to study here at the "Ruperto Carola" or Ruprecht-Karl University for shorter or longer periods (25% of students are foreigners) and the university is one of the...
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Sjalen
Nov 17, 2006

University - The Student's Prisons

The Students' Prison is located at the back of the Old University in the "Augustinergasse". From 1778 until 1914, students were imprisoned here for so called "Kavaliersdelikte" (meaning minor...
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Polly74
Nov 29, 2004

Academy of Science

The Academy of Science is part of the university of Heidelberg, the oldest in Germany and even one of the oldest in Europe. The university was founded in 1385 and has over 27,000 students today. That...
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Leipzig
Feb 18, 2004

Alte Universitat.

The Old University, designed by a well-known Mainz architect called Johann Adam Breuning, it was built in 1712 – 1735 on the site of the previous, 16th century structure. Though it must be said that...
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aliante1981
Jun 16, 2003

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is Germany´s oldest and most traditional university (immortalised in Sigmund Romberg's operetta 'The Student Prince'). It was founded in 1386 and one in five residents is a...
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keeweechic
Nov 20, 2002

University of Heidelberg

The University has many venues. The pic shows the Witch's or Thief's Tower. In the courtyard of the New University, it is part of the medieval city fortification from the 13 th century.,
Redang
Oct 06, 2005

Best Use of Jail Time besides Shawshank

Back in 1991, as a college student, I thought the university student jail was quite interesting. While in jail, the students whiled away the hours sketching on the jail's walls.
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cruisingbug
Dec 24, 2003

You must check out the Old...

You must check out the Old University which Heidelberg is famous for....
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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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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"Huckleberry Berg"
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"Heidelberg – a constant inspiration"
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Things to Do Near Heidelberg

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Philosophenweg

A stroll along the Philosopher's Walk is a great opportunity to see Heidelberg from above. It offers fantastic views across the River Neckar to the Schloss. Although I visited in winter, the path is...
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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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