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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Love this Bridge..Watching the busy boats and canoeists yet its peaceful watching from the bridge. From the Old Town side over into the Philosophenweg ...and many cool local wine refre4shment stands and eateries on the way. You can hire Segways to 'ride about' and see...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lovely to stroll across the bridge (no traffic permitted) and enjoys the views up and down the river Rhine. Some super views of the whole of Schloss Heidelberg and the old town. Best on a dry day to fully appreciate the beauty of the area.

Reviewed 19 August 2016

Go in the Evening as the sun is setting for great views of the sun set and the perfect time to photograph the old castle worth the walk

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Easy to walk across the river and enjoy the view. River cruises are nearby and easy to arrange. Lovely views of the riverside.

Reviewed 17 August 2016

A perfect element in this historic city, definitely a place to visit as a real born traveler. Visit on a sundown !!!

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Our hotel overlooked the bridge and so was our focal point from our hotel room. The bridge is obviously a big draw for tourists, the 'gateway'entrance from the town is imposing and there were great views from the bridge itself which is in a great...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a very pretty bridge well maintained. Very busy with tourists on day visits in the day so would recommend going after 5pm. We also returned in the evening when it was lit up. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The bridge is a great location for some classic regional photo ops. This made obvious by several wedding parties arriving for memory making photo sessions. The one traffic lane bridge is great for strolling and imagining the centuries of locals who traversed the river by...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We approached the bridge and the old city from the Philosophenweg, which I highly recommend. It is beautiful in an of itself, and offers viewing platforms to look down to the river below. Crossing the bridge in this directions leads to entering the old city...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016

A super place to get great photos of the castle and the old town if you don't feel like walking up the philosopher's way. Highly recommended.

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