Sights & Attractions in Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley

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Alte Aula
Erected in 1547, the half-timber university...
Educational Institutions Tubingen
 
Alte Brücke
Framed by two Spitzhelm towers (so called for...
Bridges / Tunnels Heidelberg
 
Altes Schloss
Across the street from the Neues Schloss stands...
Castles / Palaces Stuttgart
 
Bursa
The word bursa meant "purse" in the Middle Ages...
Educational Institutions Tubingen
 
Deutsches Verpackungs-Museum
A former church was innovatively converted to...
Museums / Galleries Heidelberg
 
Friedrich-Ebert-Gedenkstätte
The humble rooms of a tiny backstreet apartment...
Houses / Mansions Heidelberg
 
Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg
Adjoining the Staatsgalerie (State Gallery), this...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Heiliggeistkirche
The foundation stone of this Gothic church was...
Religious Sites Heidelberg
 
Hölderlinturm
Friedrich Hölderlin, a visionary poet who...
Memorials / Monuments Tubingen
 
Königstuhl
The second-highest hill in the Odenwald...
Mountains Heidelberg
 
Kornhaus
During the Middle Ages, townspeople stored and...
Museums / Galleries Tubingen
 
Kornmarkt
A baroque statue of the Virgin Mary is in the...
Squares Heidelberg
 
Kunsthalle
An art gallery north of the Neckar, the...
Museums / Galleries Tubingen
 
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
This sleek structure encased in a glass facade...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Kurpfälzisches Museum
It's a pleasure just to wander around this...
Museums / Galleries Heidelberg
 
Marktplatz
Heidelberg's main square, with the Rathaus (town...
Squares Heidelberg
 
Marktplatz
Houses of prominent burghers of centuries gone by...
Squares Tubingen
 
Mercedes-Benz Museum
The stunning futuristic architecture of this...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Molkenkur
The next stop after the castle on the Königstuhl...
Viewpoints Heidelberg
 
Neue Universität
The plain building on the south side of...
Educational Institutions Heidelberg
 
Peterskirche
Many famous Heidelberg citizens' tombstones, some...
Religious Sites Heidelberg
 
Philosophenweg
You can reach this trail high above the river in...
Promenades / Boardwalks Heidelberg
 
Porsche Museum
In the center of the Porsche factory complex in...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Rathaus
Work began on the town hall in 1701, a few years...
Government Buildings Heidelberg
 
Rathaus
Begun in 1433, this building slowly expanded over...
Architectural Sites Tubingen
 
Schlangenweg
This walkway starts just above the Alte Brücke...
Promenades / Boardwalks Heidelberg
 
Schloss
What's most striking is the architectural...
Castles / Palaces Heidelberg
 
Schloss Hohentübingen
The original castle of the counts of Tübingen...
Castles / Palaces Tubingen
 
Schlossgarten
This huge city park borders the Schlossplatz and...
Parks Stuttgart
 
Schlossplatz
A huge area enclosed by royal palaces and planted...
Squares Stuttgart
 
Staatsgalerie
This not-to-be-missed museum displays one of the...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Stiftskirche
Just off Schillerplatz, this is Stuttgart's most...
Religious Sites Stuttgart
 
Stiftskirche
The late-Gothic church has been well preserved;...
Religious Sites Tubingen
 
Studentenkarzer
Between 1778 and 1914, university officials used...
Memorials / Monuments Heidelberg
 
Studentenkarzer
The oldest surviving university prison in Germany...
Jails Tubingen
 
Universitätsbibliothek
The 3½ million volumes here include the...
Libraries Heidelberg
 
Wilhelma Zoologische-Botanische Garten
Adjacent to Rosenstein Park, this wildlife park...
Zoos / Aquariums Stuttgart

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