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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Heidelberg

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Historical Places in Heidelberg

Castle
Schloss Heidelberg , Heidelberg
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Among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, the ruins of Schloss Heidelberg offer sweeping views of the surrounding ar
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Established in the 1600s as a kind of prison to punish misbehaving students, Student Jail (Studentenkarzer) and places like it were prevalent
Tours from $5
Religious Site
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In Heidelberg's central Marktplatz, Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) is one of the few buildings to survive centuries of war unsc
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Duration: 2 hours
Take a 2 hour guided tour of the Heidelberg Old Town & it's famous Castle.  See all the main sites of the Old Town & learn about their History; This is a walking tour with a difference, giving you an engaging overview of Heidelberg's long & eventful history and helping you to get the best out of your time here. Learn about art, food and architecture while discovering the city's secret sites. ** The exact itinerary of this tour is not fixed and can vary depending on the group size,  interests of the group & weather considerations. The aim is that everyone has a good time. Longer or shorter tours avaliable on request.
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Historic Walking Area
Alte Universitaet , Heidelberg
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Founded in 1386, Alte Universitaet is Germany's oldest university, ranked among Europe's top universities and the birthplace of modern psycho
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Most of the city's lodging is centralized near Altstadt, the Old Town. Here cafes, shops, and tourist sites line the cobbled streets. Many of the guesthouses here work hard to retain the area's historical feel.
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