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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5844444
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5844444
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

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...More

Thank jaybeeFL
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

Thank soham_dutta
Reviewed 8 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.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

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

Thank Janell H
Reviewed 7 December 2016 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...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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...More

Thank Angela837
Reviewed 1 December 2016

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

Thank den2423
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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

Thank Dany M
Reviewed 30 November 2016 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.

Thank Striker709
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