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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  • We walked around and took in the picturesque scene, stopping in shops to look around. You can get by in this area just speaking English. Friendly atmosphere. 
    We walked around and took in the picturesque scene, stopping in shops to look around. You can get by in this area just speaking English. Friendly atmosphere.  more »
  • Take your comfortable shoes and walk through the whole town... you will not regret it! Plenty of places to see, plenty of beautiful small stores and old buildings! 
    Take your comfortable shoes and walk through the whole town... you will not regret it! Plenty of places to see, plenty of beautiful small stores and old buildings!  more »

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