A saying goes that you if haven't sat on the banks of the River Neckar, you haven't seen Heidelberg. The Neckarwiese, ... More
A saying goes that you if haven't sat on the banks of the River Neckar, you haven't seen Heidelberg. The Neckarwiese, or Neckar Park, is a ribbon of green which stretches along the river for several kilometers. Popular with joggers and picnickers, the park is the perfect place to relax after a hard day's sightseeing. While it can get very busy in the summer, if you come here in the winter, you will find yourself all alone watching the mist slowly shroud the castle in a bewitching silver cloak.
Having spent the majority of my life in this region, I can honestly say it is amazing. No matter where you look or what you do, culture surrounds you. The buildings and their architecture tell their own story. It is a life changing event!
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 ...
On the North banks of the river Neckar you can see the silhouette of the Heiligenberg, which at 440m is
not all that high. The Philosophenweg (philosopher's road) that lies at its foot offers many good viewpoints on Heidelberg. ...
Until the late 18th Century, the River Neckar was spanned by a number of wooden bridges that regularly fell victim
to fire and floods. Tired of constant building and rebuilding, Prince Karl Theodor ordered the construction of a stone ...