Altstadt (Old Town), Heidelberg

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Tour the historic ruins of the Heidelberg Castle in the city's Altstadt (Old Town). On the south bank of the Neckar river, the old quarter features a charming combination of narrow streets, historic storefronts, and medieval architecture. You can study the late Renaissance styling of the Knight St. George house, one of the only buildings to survive the War of Succession. Explore the bustling market square if you're looking for dining and shopping options. Be sure to make the trek to the top of the hill to explore the old castle and enjoy views of the city. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Heidelberg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Altstadt (Old Town) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • No need to say anything, other than that people who visit Heidelberg cannot miss Altstadt, because it's the heart of the city.  more »
  • The Historic Centre (Altstadt) is the postcard from Frankfurt located in the heart of the city. The landscape of the Römerberg square with its typical medieval cottages represents the lives of Germans in the past. Is marked by important events in the city since the middle ages and today is home to several festivals, the most famous being the Weihnachtsmarket (Christmas fair).
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  • Heidelberg is the entrance to the famous "Black Forest" which has nothing black but green. The "Altstadt" is interesting and to traverse to foot that parking spaces are available outside the Centre so people walk and enjoy its Cathedral and a little further away from its old Castle. There are great hotels and restaurants and at very interesting prices. If you are traveling to Germany don't miss Heidelberg.
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