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Address: Auf dem Heiligenberg, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Stunning Entrance

I have many photos of this fantastic entrance into the city. I have been to the city twice in eight years and still find everything wonderful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Marcos, California

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have many photos of this fantastic entrance into the city. I have been to the city twice in eight years and still find everything wonderful.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth walking to see the stone bridge that crossing the Neckar River. It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. One of the best-known landmarks and tourist destinations is usually bustling with groups taking photos.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is on the old bridge and hard not to miss. This was the scene ofr our new years eve celebration and it was packed with people celebrating with their foreworks in an ad hoc manner. Not for thr feint hearted but the Heiligenberg is beautifully set and a photo stop for sure...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you cross the River Neckar on the Altebrucke you pass through this impressive twin towered gateway to the Old City. It has a very colored past as it served as a jail for criminals and a debtors lockup! This is one of the postcard photos you will need to take for your memory album. All the tourists do it!!!

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

An impressive gate built along the banks the of the neckar river and acts as a gateway to the town of Heidelberg.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

All tourists to Heidelberg should take a walk out on this very historic bridge. You get close up to the Neckar River, and also have a wonderful view back on the town and the castle.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Its at the beginning of bridge along the river. Nice site. Worth a stop. Great photos place. Popular spot

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a neat gate to see and cross through as you walk over the bridge. It is easily accessible from the Marketplatz.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

a beautiful architecture building as a gate for Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke) , just an add to the city charm

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Heiligenberg, old bridge gate, is located at the southern end of the Carl Theodor Bridge. The city gates were built in 1788 alongside the old bridge and was formerly used as a guardhouse and jail.

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