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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke): Tours & Tickets

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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Old bridges looking up to castles ought always to be reserved for walkers, not cars. This bridge is ideally sited for touristic photographs and access the the philosophers' way.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rod H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This bridge is wonderful to walk and take photos. You can see row teams and kayaking take place. There is a great view of the castle as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 424kent
Reviewed 3 days ago

Old bridge, Neckar river and wonderful views to the Castle and old town. Heidelberg is amazing. Would like to visit again.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TuristaFeliceAM
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice old bridge a gentle walk along take a few photos,decent view of Heidelberg and castle ,a couple of statues t o look at .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank michael john m
Reviewed 6 days ago

This arch bridge crosses the Neckar river and was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore. It is one of the best-known landmarks in Heidelberg and is a great spot for photographers. Statues on the bridge (by Konrad Linck) represent the Roman goddess Minerva and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If travelling and taking photos is your thing then you will enjoy seeing this bridge while in Heidelberg. You can take great photos while on the bridge and you can take great photos of the bridge while up at the castle. It has it's own...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank anagP6520XJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the view looking down from Heidelberg Castle is spectacular, walking through the gate onto the bridge and looking up at the ruins is awesome as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank F13fan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the old bridge very often, and I have always loved the view. It is a great place which should definitely be visited

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mirisams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While walking about the old town, photographers should meander over to the riverside and make a few images of the bridge. Arches and color are particularly interesting. My DSLR with zoom lens was all I needed. Made white balance adjustments for the lighting. Otherwise relied...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FredPurdue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge is worth a visit. After WW2, it has been rebuilt but it is rich in history. So, for history buffs, this is a good place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Audrey N
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