Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Heidelberg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.7 km
Ascend 108 m
Descend 195 m

Experience Heidelberg in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in HeidelbergIndividual Sights in Heidelberg

Sight 1: Villa Bosch

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The Villa Bosch is a converted former upper-middle-class residential building in Heidelberg, Schloß-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33, which has been a listed building for a long time and was also entered in the list of monuments worthy of special protection in 1997.

Wikipedia: Villa Bosch (Heidelberg) (DE)

317 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Carl Bosch Museum

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The Carl Bosch Museum Heidelberg is a technology museum that showcases the life and work of Heidelberg Nobel Prize winner Carl Bosch (1874–1940) on more than 300 m² and two outdoor areas and was founded in 1998. The building in Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg, in which the museum is located, once served as a home for Bosch's chauffeurs and as a garage for Bosch's automobiles. Carl Bosch's residence was the Villa Bosch, a few hundred meters from the garage house.

Wikipedia: Carl Bosch Museum Heidelberg (DE), Website

1229 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Schlossgarten

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The Hortus Palatinus, or Garden of the Palatinate, was a Baroque garden attached to Heidelberg Castle, Germany. The garden was commissioned by Frederick V, Elector Palatine in 1614 for his new wife, Elizabeth Stuart, and became famous across Europe during the 17th century for the landscaping and horticultural techniques involved in its design. At the time it was known as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', and has since been termed 'Germany's greatest Renaissance garden.'

Wikipedia: Hortus Palatinus (EN)

423 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Heidelberg Castle

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Heidelberg CastlePumuckel42 (Reinhard Wolf) at de:Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Heidelberg Castle is a ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps.

Wikipedia: Heidelberg Castle (EN), Website, Url Official

61 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Deutsches Apotheken-Museum

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The German Pharmacy Museum in Heidelberg is a German museum dedicated to the history of pharmacy. It has extensive collections whose exhibits span the entire German-speaking world from antiquity to the 21st century. It is located in Heidelberg Castle.

Wikipedia: Deutsches Apothekenmuseum (DE), Website

622 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Karmeliterkloster Heidelberg

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Karmeliterkloster Heidelberg

The Carmelite monastery of Heidelberg was a convent of the Carmelites, with a church and monastery building, in Heidelberg. The church, which is no longer preserved, served, among other things, as the burial place of the ruling house of the Wittelsbachs.

Wikipedia: Karmeliterkloster Heidelberg (DE)

87 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Haus Buhl

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Haus Buhl is a listed building in Heidelberg's old town near the eastern entrance to the city.

Wikipedia: Haus Buhl (DE), Website


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