Heidelberg is one of the most recommended tourist destinations, especially for those who are searching an incredible beauty offered by woodlands, ruined castles and old-town architecture. Heidelberg is located on the Neckar River in southwest Germany. To be added that this beautiful place was considered to be a top destination for tourists since the beginning of the 1800s. Heidelberg was also painted by famous artists like Turner, it was praised by Goethe and rhapsodized by composers like Schumann. With such beautiful surroundings, it’s no wonder that Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful towns in Europe. Here are a few beautiful places to visit in Heidelberg.
Karl Theodor Bridge
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One of the most famous landmarks in Heidelberg is the Karl Theodor Bridge. This beautiful structure was named after the Prince Elector who also ordered its construction in the 1780s. Karl Theodor Bridge is spanning the Neckar River, which connects the beautiful landscapes on the north side of the city with the old town quarter. Karl Theodor Bridge also homes a bronze statue that holds a mirror as a reminder that people are the same wherever the roads take them.
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The Altstadt is considered to be the oldest part of the town, which is situated just below the castle. Heidelberg Altstadt homes some of the most beautiful attractions, including baroque buildings, market squares, narrow streets, pubs, restaurants and shops. Unfortunately, in the 1690s this beautiful place was completely destroyed by French troops. This means that during the 18th century, Heidelberg Altstadt had to be constructed from scratch. However, during the WWII, the Old Town managed to escape almost undamaged.
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Heiligenberg is also recognized as All Saints’ Mountain. This beautiful place can be found on the north shore of the Neckar River. Heiligenberg offers incredible view of both the mountain and the river. There are plenty activities for tourists here, including to explore the remnants of medieval monasteries, a Celtic fort built in the 4th century, B.C. and an ancient Roman temple.
Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful towns in Europe. This is the perfect place for relaxation, exploration and other interesting activities. Have you ever visited Heiligenberg in Heidelberg?