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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

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Address: Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar...

This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.

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A must walk, if not for the surroundings, then the view back to the town when you reach the north end. Very pretty.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A must walk, if not for the surroundings, then the view back to the town when you reach the north end. Very pretty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the top 5 places to visit in Heidelberg. Read up On the monkey. Explorer the Philosophers walk on the north side of this beautiful old bridge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

If your going to Visit the old bridge also walk up the river and view the rivers Boat locks, that are used. Very interesting to see how the boat captains are able to get the large river boats into the locks also how fast they are able to transfer from the lower river raise the boat and move to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

his bridge has a long history and when we were here in may the fast moving and rising river was already flooding it's banks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This bridge is wonderful! We could easily see it from the house we were staying in on the opposite hillside as the castle. In the early morning, cars will drive over it, but soon after it become a walking bridge. The view of the castle is great, and it provides quick and easy access to the main street and all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We had first seen the bridge from the castle so were keen to have a closer look. Its a very interesting piece of engineering and architecture, that attracts a great many tourists. They all want their photo taken with the brass monkey and the mice. Apparently its lucky to rub the monkey

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

On our way from Oslo to Homburg near Saarbrucken is was the best place for a nights rest. After a wonderful dinner in the Zur Alten Brucke's restaurant (see review) we walked this spectacular old bridge. It's a must. As Heidelberg Schloss.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Walked over the bridge several times from our hotel to Altstadt. Check out the monkey statue for a photo op. Great location for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The official name of Heidelberg's famous old bridge is Karl-Theodor-Brücke, which is one of the major attractions in Heidelberg.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The bridge is connected to the old town and although the bridge is really nice, it was the views from the bridge that made it worth it. The view into town with the old gate house. And most importantly, not to e missed is the sunset view of the castle from the bridge. Those old stones come to life with... More 

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