Since 1934 the Heidelberg Zoo has been one of the leisure time attractions for young and old (children in particular are keen ... More
Since 1934 the Heidelberg Zoo has been one of the leisure time attractions for young and old (children in particular are keen on the animals and the playground which is even Heidelberg's largest). On the site (800 acres) visitors can watch animals from five continents. There are wild animals like bears, lions, tigers or lynx. On the extended Africa grounds you will see among others antelopes, elephants, rhinos and camels. The bird grounds with 27 aviaries show birds from many a country, such as pelicans and parrots, The shore panorama with a lighthouse and waves is beautiful, as are the birds that live on the shore side. Chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-outangs frisk about in the ape house. Visitors who are hungry should try the zoo's restaurant.
This cloister was founded by the Abbey Lorsch in 870 and was originally a small church. After 1029, the Romanesque
cloister construction was built, but the cloister was abandoned around 1500. Today you will see only the respectably high ...
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 ...
Whether the Philosophenweg (Philosopher's Path) really inspired the likes of Nietsche, Kant or Hegel is a matter of debate. But
anyone who takes this path will certainly see Heidelberg from another angle. A steep ascent takes you up to ...