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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
Schloss Heidelberg, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 654429
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I travelled as a leader for a student group. The view from this castle is incredible. I would recommend anyone in the vicinty to pay a worthwhile visit.

Thank mamadoogs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic experience. Visited with my family. Unfortunately weather was a bit cloudy, but still we enjoyed our trip. Getting there slightly costly in train.

Thank Pras_MT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best views.We visited castle during a night.It was simply magical.Worth visiting,Heidelberg is a charming place.

Thank Anto F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The road to castle is hard But it is very interesting All free except the railway inside I think the railway is not important Photos are interesting there

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide Ralf was simply amazing! He was able to make the whole tour interesting and funny. Really worthy!

Thank cristinapiedadd
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although the climb to the castle is quite a distance and the train shuttle to the castle is very expensive (7 euros one way). Once you reached the top the views were breathtaking although I would recommend visiting during the day if you want to...More

Thank Tamana H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Heidelberg one must visit the castle and it will not disappoint. We traveled to Germany to visit our son who is going to school and working here for a year so we did not have a lot of time as we wanted to...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to be sure and one of the main attractions. There are English tours. The castle is mostly in ruins but, there is still much to appreciate. The 20 ft. thick walls of the ammunition tower (They blew it up from the inside) are impressive...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first stop of a weekend in the area. Whilst the weather wasn’t ideal, it did not spoil the visit to the old town and the Castle. It’s a very romantic setting. The majority is a ruin however there is a tour you...More

Thank julsarae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A guided tour where you are able to enter the castle costs €12 total (€7 to enter the inner section of the castle and €5 for the guided tour. Our tour guide was Ralf (sp). He was hilarious and informative. The tour lasts about 45...More

Thank Carli J
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Ali M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't answer that..best option would be the events on at the castle...via the website...
Ashley N
13 November 2017|
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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
11 November 2017|
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Response from TomGauthier | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Credit cards are the way to go.