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Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)

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Address: Schloss Heidelberg, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 6221 654429
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Construction on this regal castle, the symbolic heart of the city, began in...

Construction on this regal castle, the symbolic heart of the city, began in the early 1300s.

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We went as a group. We immediately decided to take the English tour. It was amazing!! To see this ruin in person is impressive we went into the city afterwards and bought... read more

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went as a group. We immediately decided to take the English tour. It was amazing!! To see this ruin in person is impressive we went into the city afterwards and bought chocolate and had lunch!!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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Beautiful place, beautiful view, everything's beautiful. It's a pretty peaceful place and really old which makes it a special place.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you visit Heidelberg you must hike up to the castle. We though that this would be a tough hike but it wasn't. The walk up is quite enjoyable and not at all difficult if you are fully mobile. The best part in my opinion was all of the views down into the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my wife here to see the history. The castle was very interesting, especially from an American standpoint since there isn't anything in the US from that time period. The architecture was just amazing. I would visit again if I am ever in the area again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Guided tour provided interesting facts. The castle did not have much furniture inside and you only get to see a small part of the castle.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Heidelberg Castle a few days ago and we booked the English tour starting at noon time. It was only me and my brother and the tour guide. Due to the weather, there were not many visitors on that day. I strongly recommend the tour as the tour guide is fantastic, gives you a great insight on the... More 

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We only had one day in this city and when visiting the info office and asking what to see with only half day this castle was it. We didn't even attempt to walk the steep path to the castle but took the train. Interesting ride. Even though the tram says next stop is castle, get off at first stop. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the English guided tour which costed just €5 in addition to the ticket price €7. Totally worth the experience. Brushing up a little bit of history might help you appreciate the castle even better.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is a must see if you visit Heidelberg. This is an hour drive from Frankfurt and constructed in a most scenic city in Germany. There is quite a lot of walking needed for this place and worth visiting during non-summer seasons. Every fort and caslte are seeable places in Germany becuase the way they are maintained. The cleanliness,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very interesting and most photogenic! very large garden with impressive fountains! Don't miss the famous giant wine barrel and it's place in Heidelberg history!

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