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Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn)

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There are at times huge queues to use this funicular. First stop is for the castle and palace... read more

Reviewed today
Kendal, United Kingdom
Good fun

Easy and simple way to get from the bottom to the top of the Heidelberg area. Saves a lot of time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5132609
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Reviewed today

There are at times huge queues to use this funicular. First stop is for the castle and palace grounds. You can walk but I am not sure how steep it would be.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy and simple way to get from the bottom to the top of the Heidelberg area. Saves a lot of time and effort and is an unusual way to travel sitting in a 45 degree angled carriage.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Bergbahn goes from Kornmarkt, stops at the Castle and then have a stop at "Molkenkur". There you can switch to the "Obere Bahn" (upper railway) which runs in newly renovated wooden wagons from 1890-ies! Steep climb up to Königstuhl station at 567 m where...More

Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get the ticket to go to the very top. This allows you to go all the way up and get off and catch the 2 great viewpoints. Then come back down and get off at the castle stop. It is a fun ride.

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 5 days ago

The view that you will have of the old town and the new town from this funicular is "unique"! And the old funicular has been completely repaired in Switzerland. You can also use it to go to the castle instead of walking up to it....More

Thank Hel D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a lot of fun to take and go to the top. Loved having a beer at the top and enjoying the review.

Thank aroyal83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This train goes from Kornmarkt in city center to the castle , and one more station above it . Combined tickets for train and entry to the castle are available. Ticket 7 Euros. The total length of the line is 1500 m and is the...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came back in the afternoon - the mid-day queue was gone. Go all the way up - walk three minutes and enjoy the view of the valley and Heidelberg. See the castle on the way down and walk to town from there.

1  Thank Nielsjespersen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used this both days of our visit to go to the castle and kings seat. The original funicular runs from the castle to kings seat . It is well worth using this.

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short walk from our hotel and easy to buy a ticket. We chose to go all the way to the top initially and work our way down. The climb involves a short changeover from the newer to the older cars and the final ascent is...More

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Fouad H
18 July 2017|
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Response from Hendrik_NL | Reviewed this property |
As I mentioned in my review, the Kornmarkt/Schloss multistory car park is just round the corner of the funicular base station. and also steps from the Marktplatz, the center of Heidelberg. A visit to the castle is... More
Christine I
11 May 2017|
Response from Heiko S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, See here for Details: Since TripAdvisor does Not allow to post links I cannot share it here, but there is a timetable on the Homepage.
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Christine I
11 May 2017|
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Response from Fakhizaa A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think it opens every day