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Photo Op

Even under construction you can find something that is photo-worthy. Best pictures were from the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Debra B
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Saint Peter
Gateway to the Old town.

The old bridge has a gate on the side facing the old town probably to protect the old town from... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Even under construction you can find something that is photo-worthy. Best pictures were from the bridge, through the gate. Everyone was putting their heads in the monkey's mouth for a picture.

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The old bridge has a gate on the side facing the old town probably to protect the old town from invasion. The red stone gate is protected by a portcullis and is flanked by two tall red and white cylindrical stone towers. The towers has...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 31 May 2018

As of today, 31st of May of 2018, it is under reconstruction and covered by a piece of cloth. :( I wonder when it will be ready. Guess I will have to come back to Heidelberg to see it.

3  Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Unfortunately is the gate under reconstruction and it is covered therefore one can only guess based on the picture on the screen how wonderful it is. At the other hand it is only one of plenty of interesting landmarks in Heidelberg so it shouldn't stop...More

2  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice building leading to the old town - see the ape on the side - good for a picture - just been renovated

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The towers were said to have been put in place to intimidate visitors from across the river and to show that Heidelberg was a city of import. When we visited, unfortunately, the towers were wrapped for renovations, so we didn't get to be too impressed....More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 16 December 2017

You are bound to take a number of pictures here. The bridge and the gate and the alleys behind just look good. Nothing beyond that, though.

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Best city in Germany next to garmish. City has tons of history and amazing street food. If this is your first visit I bet it won’t be your last. The bridge is incredible with so many photo ops. Look around many street painters around. $3o...More

Thank Dacw6
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The gate is one of the sights in Heidelberg. As of OCT 2017 both towers (basically the whole gate) were covered with a scaffolding. Nevertheless go onto the bridge when sunset starts and watch the castle turning yellow and red. Unbelievably beautiful. Of course, it...More

Thank SydneyPerla
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Situated on the old town side of the old bridge this is one of the mostly photographed builings I believe.

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