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Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5844444
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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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“brass monkey” (14 reviews)
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of city. A must see. Take a romantic stroll on a nice clear night. Located in the center of town. Close to shopping and restaurants.

Thank Marlaflood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old town bridge is a beautiful site with the castle and churches in its backdrop. Although not the original, it is still a romantic walk or just perfect for that selfie you need. Wonderful statues adorn it and it crosses over the Neckar river. Several...More

Thank damiend0g2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pedestrian bridge. I walked on it at night at it has a magnificent view of the old city center and castle!

Thank drale_ontheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic and has much to tell visitors about the past. Saunter across, view all sides and enjoy the panorama of Heidelberg and the Neckar valley

Thank Mypace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently the entrance gate, brucke tor, is hidden behind scaffolding, making the bridge less spectacular. On the bridge there are 2 sculpture groups, but the main reason to go on it is for the views of the castle and the old town.

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are repairs around the entrance gate and good luck beast on the side going on this late Oct 2017. The view of the castle is not as nice with the scaffolding in place but it is still worth a little walk to get a...More

Thank 432JamesD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in 1788 (not really that old by European standards), this pedestrian-only bridge joins the old city with the north side of the city. See also the brass monkey just west of the bridge.

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Bridge (or the offical name: Karl Theodor Bridge) crosses the river Neckar and is made of local sand stone. The bridge itself is just an old bridge indeed, built in the late 18th century. More beautiful (and worth a visit) is the medieval...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is great ...nice place to take good photos...... The bridge over look the old castle and it is great

Thank sameh m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk on this bridge over the Nectar river ,whether in the morning or the evening offers expansive views of this Beautiful Town.

Thank DrNiranjan
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