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Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg)

Philosophenweg, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Nice panorama over Heildelberg

For a different perspective of Heidelberg head from the Markt across the Carl Theiss Bridge to the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2009
TassieTravellers99
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Launceston, Australia
Very worthwhile

This is one of the features that distinguishes Heidelberg from other cities because you have a view... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2008
BigDave
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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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This famous path along the Neckar River has been frequented by numerous famous philosophers throughout history.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old bridge” (103 reviews)
“great walk” (36 reviews)
“the river” (90 reviews)
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Philosophenweg, 69120 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 March 2009

For a different perspective of Heidelberg head from the Markt across the Carl Theiss Bridge to the northern side of the Neckar River. Here a signposted path leads up around two hundred steps to a hillside walkway. Good boots are recommended for the ascent because...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2008

This is one of the features that distinguishes Heidelberg from other cities because you have a view of the whole city and the castle from across the river. The standard route from the Alte Brueke is very steep but if you start a the other...More

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Jett F
13 August 2017|
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Response from Anne-Marie C | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I would recommend, if doing this in winter, is to make sure you have shoes with good soles and grip. We found the paved areas and stairs a little slippery, especially as it had been raining. It was still worth... More
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ChrisDapolito
17 March 2017|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
We started by going over the old bridge then going uphill and ended up by the new bridge the time depends on your fitness as it is steep in places
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