Thursday, 11 September 2014

Heidelberg Old City in Germany: Best tourist destination

Heidelberg Old City is one of the best and most popular tourist destinations in Germany. This city is located on the left bank of the river Neckar in the valley of Rhine Rift in Germany. People all around the world come to visit this destination and it is really popular among international tourists. Unfortunately, this is the very city which once lost its beauty during the Second World War due to bombings by allied nations. However, this city has retained its beauty and is still the center of attraction among visitors.
Heidelberg Old City
This city has many beautiful places and locations for its tourists to visit which is world-wide famous. These places are:-
  • Heidelberg Castle
  • Church of the Holy Spirit
  • Church of the Holy Spirit
  • Botanischer Garten der Universitat Heidelberg
  • Kurpfalzisches Museum
  • Heiligenberg
  • Castles Road
  • Neuburg Abbey
  • River Neckar
  • Heidelberg market
So, if you are a visitor in Germany and have planned to visit Heidelberg old city then, you must get the HeidelbergCard, without which you won’t be able to visit these places. This card is offered by Heidelberg Convention and Visitors Bureau. This card can be bought from the Tourist Information Office throughout the towns. It grants the visitors to access these beautiful locations.

The best way to enjoy the beauty of this old town is to simply wander around the street and watch that is interesting. The best starting place would probably be Bismarckplatz, which is the main shopping street in Heidelberg. This market sells all fresh produce such as fruits, flowers, vegetables and so on. There are also many shopping malls and restaurants for recreation of visitors.

The next visiting place is of course Heidelberg Castle which displays the real beauty and is considered as the symbol of German Romanticism. The history of this castle is very agonizing as it was brutally ruined by the French army in 1689. Heidelberg Castle is situated on a rocky hilltop over the university town of Heidelberg. This place is famous for its spectacular views as there are many historical buildings, the castle garden, Elizabeth’s Gate, wine shops, the river Neckar and many other things. Then, the castle gardens which are always open for the visitors and there is no entry charge. This garden has stunning statues, waterfalls, terraces and waterfalls. The river Neckar of Heidelberg is a real beauty of this city. One must take a voyage of this river.

Other beautiful visiting places are Heiligenberg, which is a hilly area, covered with dense forests and high mountains. It is a paradise for nature lovers.
Heiligenberg


Actually, the truth is there are so many beautiful things to watch in this place that it is impossible to describe in few words. So, a trip to this wonderful paradise on earth would be helpful.