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Gateway to the city across the old bridge

The towers were said to have been put in place to intimidate visitors from across the river and to... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs
Interesting

You are bound to take a number of pictures here. The bridge and the gate and the alleys behind just... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Vijgeblad
,
Epinay-sur-Orge, France
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

The towers were said to have been put in place to intimidate visitors from across the river and to show that Heidelberg was a city of import. When we visited, unfortunately, the towers were wrapped for renovations, so we didn't get to be too impressed....More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

You are bound to take a number of pictures here. The bridge and the gate and the alleys behind just look good. Nothing beyond that, though.

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Best city in Germany next to garmish. City has tons of history and amazing street food. If this is your first visit I bet it won’t be your last. The bridge is incredible with so many photo ops. Look around many street painters around. $3o...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

The gate is one of the sights in Heidelberg. As of OCT 2017 both towers (basically the whole gate) were covered with a scaffolding. Nevertheless go onto the bridge when sunset starts and watch the castle turning yellow and red. Unbelievably beautiful. Of course, it...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Situated on the old town side of the old bridge this is one of the mostly photographed builings I believe.

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

I was stationed with the U.S. Army near Heidelberg during the mid 1970s, and the Bruckentor gate was in my mind a nice landmark to point me toward where virtually everything in which I was interested begins. The gate stands at the south end of...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

You will pass and take some photos in this place, before entering the old bridge. Allow some time to enjoy it.

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

This imposing gate, with interesting architecture, at the town side of Heidelberg, was many years ago part of the Heidelberg city wall. Access to Heidelberg was then always over the "Old" bridge and through this gate.

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Reviewed March 12, 2017

The gate onto the old bridge offers a passing tourist a great photo opportunity. Expect a few people to get in your shot though - unless you're visiting here very early in the morning I imagine this to be the case throughout the day. This...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Such a neat gate. We seen it from the castle and had to make our way down to it. You can't go in these magnificent old gates, but the views from them are outstanding. Definitely a highlight that you and a 1000 of your closest...More

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