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Best things to do in Heidelberg

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Palace
“Tipp: The Heidelberger Bergbahn – a mountain railway is included with the entry you have to pay to get in the castle.”
91 locals recommend
Route
“The Philosopher's way is popular among tourists and locals alike. It is a great little hike in nature offering a great view of the city.”
52 locals recommend
Park
“Bring a picnic, a frisbee, and some friends and the rest of Heidelberg will do the same”
34 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“ If you are in heidelberg for the first time, the king chair is a "MUST". From here you can see all the beauty of Heidelberg at a glance. The sight is as unique as romantic. @ allcouples ;-) We find it personally at dusk most beautiful there!”
25 locals recommend
Zoo
“Animal park with enclosures for global species including elephants, tigers, gorillas & sea lions.”
12 locals recommend
Plaza
“Almost all trams and buses go through this station. It could be said that this is the most central point in Heidelberg.”
19 locals recommend
Route
“Looking for some night life? This is the place where to go! You can find a bar/pub/disco in every corner”
16 locals recommend
Route
“The main shopping street in Heidelberg. Best access from Altstadt or Bismarckplatz”
23 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Thingstätte is a very beloved place for tourists and should be part of your "to-do" list once you arrive in Heidelberg. As specially for all walker and family trips it is a great destination! ”
17 locals recommend
Bridge
“Iconic place in Heidelberg, Best place to watch the Sunset, the Castle Ilumination during Summer, New Year Fireworks and fire-crackers. During Spring and Fall , Early in the morning is totally foggy ”
12 locals recommend
Establishment
“Take the Tram 5 to "Dossenheim Bahnhof Süd" and walk down the Street called Friedrichstraße.”
12 locals recommend
Establishment
“In former times a railroad depot it is used today as concert and event location with a restaurant, a club and two concert halls. www.halle02.de”
8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Direkt unter den Füßen befindet sich der REWE City. Aber auch der Aldi ist in nur wenigen Minuten zu Fuß zu erreichen.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“A former prison for students. While they were arrested they painted the walls.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice bar just downstairs. It is always crowded either for a coffee and chat during the day or for a beer in the evening.”
12 locals recommend