No trip to Heidelberg would be complete without a visit to the castle. Dominating the city from the brow of the hill, the ... More
Heidelberg Castle (Heidelberger Schloss)
No trip to Heidelberg would be complete without a visit to the castle. Dominating the city from the brow of the hill, the castle offers breathtaking views over the old town and the River Rhine. It may be worth timing your visit to coincide with the Schlossfestspiele castle pageant or with one of the fantastic firework displays which illuminate the castle several times a year. Built over a period spanning three centuries, the castle developed from being a simple medieval fortress into a splendid Renaissance palace. Regular guided tours are available.
Behind Friedrich's Palace , this Belvedere was added in 1610 and nowadays attracts visitors by the hundred. The view over
Heidelberg's sea of roofs, the Holy Ghost Church, and the Old bridge across the river Neckar is unforgettable. Yet ...
The romantic city of Heidelberg is Germany's oldest seat of learning and the picturesque 530 year old Die Hirschgasse is
its oldest building! Through the ages, the hotel has attracted many tourists including Mark Twain who referred to it ...
The museum of the University of Heidelberg is situated in the Old University and documents the history of Germany's oldest
higher education facility. The three display rooms show the history from its foundation in 1386 until 1786 in room ...
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