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Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley Sights

Schloss Hohentübingen

  • Burgsteige 11 Map It
  • Tübingen
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 11/15/2013

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The original castle of the counts of Tübingen (1078) was significantly enlarged and altered by Duke Ulrich during the 16th century. Particularly noteworthy is the elaborate Renaissance portal patterned after a Roman triumphal arch. The coat of arms of the duchy of Württemberg depicted in the center is framed by the emblems of various orders, including the Order of the Garter. Today the castle's main attraction is its magnificent view over the river and town.It's a 90-minute walk from Schlossbergstrasse, over the Spitzberg, or via the Kapitänsweg that ends north of the castle.

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Burgsteige 11, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, 72001, Germany

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Updated 11/15/2013

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