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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After Altstadt or Philosophenweg you must walk for the old bridge over the Neckar River. Just in the side of the Old City there is a classic sculpture with the typical magical story of luck.

Thank BenjaminJ3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been destroyed thee times one of them by the Germans at the end of WWII. It's at the gate of beautiful Heisenberg. A wonderful landmark.

Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to view the town and castle, good for photos and some nice historical markers. Not much to do except stand and admire this great town.

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice bridge with a perfect view for the castle and valley! Don't forget to touch the monkey's plate (says the tradition that it will make you rich :D) Must do in Heidelberg :)

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seems crossing the bridge is a must if you are in the area. Not much of interest to us on the other side - however, the view from bridge is a photo opportunity that should not be missed.

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stroll over the Old Bridge should be a MUST for all Heidelberg visitors. It offers the very best and most photogenic view of the Heidelberg Castle from the bridge or from across the river. Whoever is in good enough shape for a rather steep...More

1  Thank Katja S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of the castle, city and river. There were a lot of people on the bridge, but well worth the stop.

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge gets crowded as everyone wants a pic of the castle from the bridge but it is worth it. Even the gates to the bridge are picturesque. A definite must when visiting this lovely town

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Karl Theodor Bridge, commonly known as the Old Bridge stone bridge and crossing the Neckar River. connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district... was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore, one of the amazing landmarks and tourist destination of...More

Thank yusuf alper g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge gives you a great view for pictures of the Schloss Heidelberg Castle. If you are visiting it is impossible to miss and a must see. Highly suggest walking across to see the city from both sides.

Thank senecad2017
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