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Heiligenberg, Heidelberg
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Hike or drive up Heiligenberg through the forest to reach the theater, monastery, and lookout tower perched at its summit. Climb the lookout tower to get above the tree line for breathtaking views. Explore the partially restored monastery or the many nature paths through the forest. A restaurant at the top provides basic fare; if you plan ahead, you can bring your own meal and use one of the many picnic tables. Make Heiligenberg a centerpiece of your Heidelberg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Heidelberg trip generator.
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  • The Heiligenberg, old bridge gate, is located at the southern end of the Carl Theodor Bridge. The city gates were built in 1788 alongside the old bridge and was formerly used as a guardhouse and jail. 
  • These tall scroll like sentinels are stunning. They say 'Heidelberg' from a long way off and seem to guard this toy like city. 
  • Beautiful monument with the magnificent bridge behind. It must pass through the small street next to the Church to get face-to-face, view sumptuous!
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