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Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)

Schloss Heidelberg, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 654429
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Construction on this regal castle, the symbolic heart of the city, began in the early 1300s.
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  • Average7%
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Schloss Heidelberg, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked up to the castle from the train station. It was quite a walk, but definitely doable. The castle grounds are beautiful and we had a wonderful time walking around. While the caste is amazing, don't forget to turn around and check out the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Think of the castle as a ruin and you won't be disappointed. The buildings are not destroyed, but they have been left uninhabited too long. The view from the terraces is excellent. The exhibitions inside are of high quality. Make sure you see them all....More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited it by night and the scenery was beautiful. Better if you get a guided tour, because there are many stories to learn. I'd like to come back to visit it with the daylight.

Thank Sara V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Heidelberg Castle is a ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. Nestled in the hill 300 feet above the city of Heidelberg stands the breath-taking Heidelberg Schloss (castle). The castle is...More

Thank travelerKolkata
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for a half day tour to see the Heidelberg Castle. Approximately an hour away from Frankfurt via Bus or by train. If you are coming from Frankfurt, book via online for the bus/train going to Heidelberg. You can easily buy tickets to the...More

1  Thank Angel G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Looks sensational at night all lit upin its glory. A good walk to the base, though looks better from a distance, such as the bridge.

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice experience to climb the castle. It gives a good view of the town including old and new buildings, and river Rhine's tributary. Some part of the castle is in ruins.

Thank RanjithKumPrabhu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Find great views of the Heidelberg while discovering the eccentricities of the area's aristocratic and militaristic past. We had a tour guide which was very helpful in seeing the area. Don't miss the huge wine barrel.

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle destroyed by french king's attack is still tremendous. It locates atop of a hill and gives exceptional view to the old city of Heidelberg.

Thank xerxesIran
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views across the old town. Easy to get to with good access to town centre. Recommend a trip. Ticket includes funicular. Cafe at top but we didn't go in.

Thank Dan H
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Ashley N
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Response from Felipe S | Reviewed this property |
No good place to park. However i could park near a large sidewalk where everyone was using for the same finality. I think i was lucky! Probably the best way to reach the castle is by train. However, be prepared for the line... More
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Response from TomGauthier | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Credit cards are the way to go.
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