Sights & Attractions in Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley

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Name Category Location
 
Alte Aula
Erected in 1547, the half-timber university building was significantly...
Educational Institutions Tübingen
 
Altes Schloss
Across the street from the Neues Schloss stands this former residence...
Castles / Palaces Stuttgart
 
Bursa
The word bursa meant "purse" in the Middle Ages and later came...
Educational Institutions Tübingen
 
Deutsches Verpackungs-Museum
A former church was innovatively converted to house this fascinating...
Museums / Galleries Heidelberg
 
Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg
Adjoining the Staatsgalerie (State Gallery), this museum chronicles...
Museums / Galleries Stuttgart
 
Hölderlinturm
Friedrich Hölderlin, a visionary poet who succumbed to madness...
Memorials / Monuments Tübingen
 
Kornhaus
During the Middle Ages, townspeople stored and sold grain on...
Museums / Galleries Tübingen
 
Kornmarkt
A baroque statue of the Virgin Mary is in the center of this...
Squares Heidelberg
 
Kunsthalle
An art gallery north of the Neckar, the Kunsthalle has become...
Museums / Galleries Tübingen
 
Neue Universität
The plain building on the south side of Universitätsplatz was...
Educational Institutions Heidelberg
 
Peterskirche
Many famous Heidelberg citizens' tombstones, some more than 500...
Religious Sites Heidelberg
 
Schloss Hohentübingen
The original castle of the counts of Tübingen (1078) was significantly...
Castles / Palaces Tübingen
 
Schlossgarten
This huge city park borders the Schlossplatz and extends northeast...
Parks Stuttgart
 
Stiftskirche
Just off Schillerplatz, this is Stuttgart's most familiar sight...
Religious Sites Stuttgart
 
Studentenkarzer
Between 1778 and 1914, university officials used this as a lock-up...
Memorials / Monuments Heidelberg
 
Studentenkarzer
The oldest surviving university prison in Germany consists of...
Jails Tübingen
 
Universitätsbibliothek
The 3½ million volumes here include the 14th-century Manesse...
Libraries Heidelberg
 
Wilhelma Zoologische-Botanische Garten
Adjacent to Rosenstein Park, this wildlife park and zoological...
Zoos / Aquariums Stuttgart
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