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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

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lewiston, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bridge is in old town. Great photos place for pictures of the river and the castle on the hill. Nice river views

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This bridge is just classic medieval and is iconic for Heidelberg just like the castle. The bridge is a footpath over the river that leads from the old town to the Schlangenweg. The bridge has these amazing towers on the old town idea and it is a nice escape from the crush of the downtown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed this in the late afternoon light. Fun to watch the barges come up the river and lock through just upstream of the bridge. Shocking amount of current, here, and despite this, we saw rowers out on the river. View is great, but lots of tourists (like us), taking pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A definite must while in Heidelberg is to walk across this bridge. Be sure to walk all the way over and go to your left (with your back to the town) in order to both see an artist’s rendering of what the bridge, town, and castle looked like in the medieval era, and to snap a pretty awesome photo of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy walk from the Marketplatz. It is always fun to see a city from a hill or water. Great views of both banks.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing when you consider that you are on an 18th century bridge. The view is quite pretty and one can see the Heidelberg Castle from the bridge. Looks especially lovely when the castle is lit up at night

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful walk from the Old Town over the river gives great views back to the Heidelberg Castle and lower part of the town. Take the walk along the river on the bank opposite for a full view of the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a not too bad bridge to see and relax. Of cos, in my personal view, it cant beat charles bridge in prague. I only spent 10mins walking to and fro the bridge. I could find any fine and detail carving at all, except a bronze monkey at the beginning or the end of the bridge depending where you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the time I reach the bridge it was dark but the fading light couldn't hide the beauty of this bridge and its magnificent architecture. You also can get a good view of the castle when you are on the bridge and at night the castle will look more glamorous with the lights on and this one of the best... More 

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