Heiligenberg, Heidelberg

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#3 of 13 in Historic Sites in Heidelberg
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. Use our Heidelberg trip planning tool to visit Heiligenberg on your trip to Heidelberg, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • When doing the sight seeing in the old town of Heidelberg the "old bridge" is one of the must photo stops.  more »
  • It's the door to access the bridge. It's a pretty door. She won't let the cars pass. It's a bit like the doors of the Charles Bridge in Prague, a little less pretty.
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  • Compared to the size of the bridge is a large gate. What is still close to the Heidelberg Castle. Monkeys are next to the statue is becoming the symbol.
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