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Michaelskloster

Auf dem Heiligenberg 1, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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As you are on the top of the Hill its ok to have a Look at the cloister - there is Not to much left... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dennys34
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Giessen, Germany
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Place to go....

Time was well spent even it involved a bit walk and hike. Well maintained site. It was September... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Harry C
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Calgary, Canada
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Auf dem Heiligenberg 1, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As you are on the top of the Hill its ok to have a Look at the cloister - there is Not to much left here

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Time was well spent even it involved a bit walk and hike. Well maintained site. It was September and temperature dropped significantly in the late afternoon. Be prepared!!!

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

I really loved his place. I walked up starting at the Philosophers Path and it took a half hour or so to get to the top. It's a beautiful hike and well worth it. I really enjoyed walking around the monastery and exploring it alone...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Small towers and ancient buildings are well-maintained allowing easy access to the monastic world of the past. This is well-worth the long trek up the mountain.

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Reviewed December 8, 2016

We hiked the Philosphers way trail, beautiful hike and neat runs. I felt it was worth the hike. Nice photo place

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Walk all the way to the top of the mountain and this is your reward. Driving up there just seems wrong. You get a really good sense of why the mountain was considered holy from prehistoric times to the middle ages.

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

you walk amongst the ruins of the old monastery .. BUT it has amazing views down over the city ... and is a great place to escape the hassle of tourism and people.... would i go again ? .. YES ... also great to bring...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2016

This monastery was an outpost of Lorsch, which was once quite powerful. Over the years it declined and, as it was at the top of the local hill (Heiligenberg) left to molder in peace. The ruins are open to all to meander around, with two...More

Thank drsusanc
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

Even on a cloudy day, this kloster ruin is worth the trip from Heidelberg. It isn't too bad a walk, but it helps to be in a little bit of shape for walking :)! On a clear day this is great place to visit. You...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2015

Hike heiligenberg, climb all the steps up past Thingstatte and reward yourself with this interesting little pile of ruins that are almost hidden and I would imagine often overlooked by tourists to the area. Quite the gem. I enjoy the hike so have been here...More

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fork80
August 30, 2016|
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Response from pinkypoo2007 | Reviewed this property |
Hello There , sorry for my late reply - you have to be REALLY FIT to manage this in in 3 hours , especially as it would be shame if you miss your boat. I would say that it will take near to 1.5 - 2 hrs to hike up as we... More
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