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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a picturesque bridge and some very nice restaurants close by we visited 2 days after prince Wills and Kate the place was a buz.

Thank fuggles1901
Reviewed 5 days ago

but a very old bridge--from the 1200's. we took the 35 bus near our hotel to the bridge. when you cross the bridge, follow the signs for the walk up: .3KM to the road. great views of the Schloss and Old Town from here. when...More

Thank bill062
Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't miss the incredible views in every direction from this bridge. The bridge is so picturesque on its own from a distance and then you stroll on/across it for even more incredible views all around. This is a definite must-see if visiting Heidelberg.

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a stroll after dinner and decided to walk up the bridge just as the sun is about to set behind the hills. The place just looks stunning.

Thank rclee1988
Reviewed 6 days ago

Gorgeous city, lots to do and see. Even saw William and Kate going down River Necker. Weather scorching hot. Good food if rather salty. Good ice cream, great weather.

Thank birdwatching62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the bridge is beautiful in its own right, it is a perfect spot to get photos (or selfies) of the Heidelberg Castle, old town or Neckar River. As with most of Heidelberg, the spot is popular with tourists so expect crowds. During our most...More

Thank 101jumper
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the top Trip Advisor things to do, in Heidelberg, Germany. After visiting the Heidelberg Castle, and Old Town, I suggest this as well, a walk on the Carl Theodor Old Bridge, brings you to the pathway of the Philosophers Way providing...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides the Heidelberg Castle, this bridge is also a must see. Walk across the bridge and get a better view and photos of the historic town and castle on the hill side. A must see.

Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss to walk over this bridge! Nice for photos and just to look into the nature (the river, the mountains and its forests). Beautiful view to the castle above from this bridge.

Thank MarianneWeimer
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old bridge is located right by the Altstadt. It's narrow, but some cars still pass through. This is a stunnng city and this bridge just adds to its beauty.

Thank aloritz
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