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this beautiful castle was almost destroyed druing ww2, but for the past 10 years little by little... read more

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Beautiful place with amazing view, I recommend! Only thing is that we were visiting there at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Schloss, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this beautiful castle was almost destroyed druing ww2, but for the past 10 years little by little there has being a restoratjion has been done. still a site to see.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with amazing view, I recommend! Only thing is that we were visiting there at the morning, we were there around 9am and we left maybe around 11am and the place was already full of turists when we were leaving.

Thank Ansku H
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Located overseeing the river the colourful castle is visited by most rourist to Heidelberg. On the inside there is not really that much of interest apart from the great barrel

Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The tower and the grounds around it offer great views over the town, river and surrounding countryside. It would have been a great vantage point in the medieval ages when the castle had a defensive purpose. Now, it offers tourists a great opportunity for taking...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 30 October 2017

View the river valley and the old town from this garden-like area outside the castle ruins. Still puzzled about this heading though, since I believe Dicker Turm means bulky tower. Maybe the reference is to the fact that the bulky tower can be viewed here...More

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We took the funicular to the schloss and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Lovely views and the wine barrel was amazing!

Thank NikiSPrague
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Nice place in the Castle/Schloss. One can enjoy the amazzzzingggg city view from the place. Really worth to visit.

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Dicker Turm is part of the famous castle at Heidelberg and is definitely worth visiting. In the summer the Heidelberg Theater puts on a play (new every year)., usually only interesting for German speakers. But the tower itself also offers an amazing view. In...More

Thank nina-w217
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I believe that this attraction should be called Castle Gardens as the Dicker Turm is just outside the gardens. The gardens were a little stark while I was there but the views were lovely over the foggy city. Really be sure you get over in...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 27 October 2016

When coming with some friends from overseas, to visit Heidelberg is a must, and more over to visit the Castle and its towers. Last summer we were here and had the best view over old town of Heidelberg. It is nice to be there on...More

Thank Ralf M
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