City A city that is world-famous for its romantic charm and one of Germany's top tourist destinations
Why Heidelberg is the best city to live and study German in Germany
A bicycle can be used around the whole city.
Heidelberg has a beautiful historical centre with an ancient castle.
Heidelberg is often considered the most stunning city in Germany.
It has a very diverse and multinational population.
Staying in Heidelberg is very secure.
The University of Heidelberg is the oldest in Germany.
There are a lot of activities and things to do for young people.
There is a lot of natural beauty in and around the city (forest).
Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Heidelberg
Carl Bosch Museum.
Heidelberg Old Town (Hauptstrasse and the Altstadt).
Holy Spirit Church.
Human Body Museum.
Karl Theodor Bridge.
Market Square (Marktplatz).
Museum of the Region.
Pharmacy Museum in the Castle.
Philosophers’ Trail Walk.
Railway to Königstuhl (The King's Seat).
Ruins of Michaelskloster.
Student Jail (Studentenkarzer).
The Palatinate Museum (Kurpfälzisches Museum).
Most important events and festivals in Heidelberg
Carnaval parade (Faschingsumzug).
Días de Literatura en Heidelberg (Heidelberg Literaturtage).
Heidelberg String Quartett Festival.
Illumination of the castle/fireworks (Fruhlingsmesse).
International Classical Music Festival (Heidelberger Frühling).
International Film-Festival Mannheim Heidelberg.
Open-air theatre and musicals in the castle (Schlossfestspiel).
Street Festival in the Old Town (Heidelberger Herbst).
The Autumn festival.
The ball of Vampires (The Ball der Vampire).
The Biennale of Dance.
City Heidelberg Country Germany Population (hab) 158,741 Latitude 49.399526 Longitude 8.672096 Altitude (m.a.s.l.) 114