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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.
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
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
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
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
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