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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

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Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar...

This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.

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Nice bridge

This is a beautiful bridge in a nice area. When you are on the bridge there are spectacular views and there is lots of nice areas to see. It is close to the centre of town so it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful bridge in a nice area. When you are on the bridge there are spectacular views and there is lots of nice areas to see. It is close to the centre of town so it is not out of the way.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to pet the Brass Monkey for good luck at the bridges entrance. You will notice it's right across the street from the Tourist Bureau. Cross the bridge so you can get a great view of the city.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter where you stand on this bridge there are beautiful scenes to be amazed by... Picturesque no matter what time of the day or night....

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking the Philosophers Walk we ended up at this bridge...spectacular! A must see in my opinion. Look for the monkey!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went into town for the first time for the Christmas market. The view over the Neckar was very nice and so was the view of the castle. It was dark by the time we got to the bridge, i want to go back and see everything by daylight ❤

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined close by at Wirtshaus Zum Spreizel then walked across the bridge and back again simply to take in the wonderful river views and views of the scenic hillside Castle too. Free of charge to visit this is an excellent place for Photos.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the view from the bridge is beautiful - we watched a rowing team practicing. Not sure of the significance of the monkey statue, but it seemed popular with other visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed across the Neckar on the Neuenheim side close by this historical beauty and had the privilege of walking over it several times a day. The bridge it self had been rebuilt post WWII but remains charming with its gate and twin spires leading you into the Altesstadt. This is one of the postcard perfect photo ops in Heidelberg... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The oldest bridge in Heidelberg, this bridge provides splendid views over the city and is the access point for Marketplatz, Philosopher's way and old town

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Nice bridge. Great views and great place for photos. It is worth and visit and just enjoy the view of the hills and castle and town.

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