Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #6 in Heidelberg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 5.8 km
Ascend 115 m
Descend 194 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: 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

928 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: Peterskirche

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St. Peter's Church is the oldest church in the old town (Altstadt) of Heidelberg, Germany. It has generally served as the university church of the University of Heidelberg since the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: St. Peter's Church, Heidelberg (EN), Url Official

341 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Erlöserkirche

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The Church of the Redeemer is a church in the old town of Heidelberg, which was built in 1723/24 as the convent church of the "White Nuns" (Dominican nuns). After the dissolution of the monastery, it was used for various purposes and is now the parish church of the Old Catholic community. Apart from the Jesuit Church, it is the only surviving of the originally numerous monastery churches in Heidelberg's old town.

Wikipedia: Erlöserkirche (Heidelberg) (DE)

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Sankt Anna

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St. Anna is a Catholic church in the old town of Heidelberg, Germany. It was built between 1714 and 1717 as a hospital church and is dedicated to St. Anne. To the east of the church is the former hospital.

Wikipedia: St. Anna (Heidelberg) (DE)

731 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Sammlung Prinzhorn

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The Prinzhorn Collection is a German collection of art made by mental health patients, housed at the Heidelberg University Hospital. The collection comprises over 20,000 works, including works by Emma Hauck, Agnes Richter and August Natterer.

Wikipedia: Prinzhorn Collection (EN), Url Official

1006 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 6: St. Albert

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St. Albert is the Catholic parish church in the Heidelberg district of Bergheim. It was built between 1933 and 1935 according to plans by Franz Sales Kuhn and is dedicated to St. Albertus Magnus.

Wikipedia: St. Albert (Heidelberg) (DE)

452 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: S-Printing Horse

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With a height of 13 meters and a weight of 90 tons, the S-Printing Horse in Heidelberg is one of the largest horse sculptures in the world, designed by sculptor Jürgen Goertz. The sculptor's idea was implemented by Fröhlich Systemautomation GmbH Sondermaschinen- und Vorrichtungsbau, based in Treuchtlingen in Middle Franconia.

Wikipedia: S-Printing Horse (DE)

653 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 8: Alter Wasserturm

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The water tower at Czernyring is a listed water tower in Heidelberg's Bahnstadt district.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm am Czernyring (DE), Website

1224 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 9: Christuskirche

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The Protestant Christuskirche Heidelberg is a historicist church building in Heidelberg's Weststadt district.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Heidelberg) (DE)


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