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Heidelberg Tun

69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 658880
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While visiting Heidelberg Castle, take the opportunity to have a look at the world's largest wine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill3216_13
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Geelong, Australia
The giant wooden barrel

This giant wooden barrel can hold roughly 57-58 gallons of wines. Today i guess it seems much to be... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
PEili K
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Singapore, Singapore
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Heidelberg Castle, take the opportunity to have a look at the world's largest wine barrel. The giant wooden structure is certainly impressive.

Thank Jill3216_13
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This giant wooden barrel can hold roughly 57-58 gallons of wines. Today i guess it seems much to be as a tourist attraction with everyone having to take picture infront or the dance floor build on top of the barrel itself. Nice to visit tho....More

Thank PEili K
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Many walk in here and view the first keg with actually is small compared to the real one. I wouldn't plan my day on seeing this but if you go to the castle you should take it in.

1  Thank LRSkier2
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This giant drum is a must see when you are in Heidelberg castle but according to me it is nothing I would be willing to travel for. In fact there are two richly decorated wooden barrels - the smaller one directly in the restaurant, the...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

It is really funny that as soon as you enter a room, you see an enormous barrel and a line of people waiting to take pictures in front of it, so you think that is the main attraction. As soon as you walk a bit...More

2  Thank Nancy V
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The castle has a huge supply of beer or wine to supply many guests. This barrel is 3 times taller than me

Thank Eugene2k4
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Propably the Biggest Barrel in the world - take a Tour around and get a winetasting after - you Even can get your own wine with Individual Prints

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Definitely MUST see the biggest wooden barrel in the world...220.000 liters capacity, amazing craftmanship!!!!

Thank Giorgos B
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

When you first walk in to the cellar where the barrel was you are staggered at its size. They have a smaller one nearby and the difference in size was amazing. Problem is, it isn’t the big one. Walk around the back of the ‘big’...More

1  Thank TheOldMacs
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Inside Heidelberg Castle are a pair of giant wine barrels used in the past to store wine at a time when it was used as a sort of currency. One is about 10,000 gallons... and that's the small one. The large one is about 120,000...More

1  Thank John J
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