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This beautiful 18th-century bridge connects the two sides of the Neckar River.
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always busy. Many tourists, tour groups, but hey its a bridge. There is some history to it around it so if you go to Hberg, you will almost have to walk it.

Thank jteal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't forget to go to this place, wonderful pictures to take and heart of the town. A beautiful old bridge that connects the two parts of Heidleberg across the Neckar. The two towers (as city entrance doors) are currently under renovation. Walk on this historic...More

Thank Gil40100
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I only regret not checking it out during the day, but it’s a lovely bridge. As you can see in the picture below it’s still a nice quiet spot to relax outside the city.

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The bridge is not a wonder but the location provide a great view and it does look pretty from a distance with the city and nature.

Thank DB L
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This place is a must if you visit Heidelberg. Crossing from one side to the other you will have the best views of the castle so take as many pictures as you can.

Thank papo55
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Reflection of lights adds romantic flavor on the night time walk around the bridge. Many other things nearby and around the bridge come as a package for the travelers. This is an unavoidable destination in Heidelberg.

Thank Amgains
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is one bridge one should not miss when you are in Heidelberg. It is a vantage point and a delight to click photos. The brass monkey and the mouse is an added attraction with its folklore story.

Thank santhosh59
Reviewed 29 September 2018

With an age of hardly more than two centuries the old bridge completed in 1788 is actually comparatively young. However, since the 13. century, eight foreshore bridges had been built on site of the old bridge , on whose foundations the bridge was built. Its...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

After a stroll in the city, try to take some time to go to the middle or other side of the bridge, you get a fabulous view of the castle ruins with the mountain in the background. Bridge it self is feels really sturdy and...More

Thank ToPi03
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Carl Theodor Old Bridge Very very interesting Magnificent to see stonework so good Absolutely amazing how such architecture was constructed back in the period, without the modern day tools Well worth a visit and walk across the bridge, some great photo opportunities...More

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