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Heidelberg Castle


Heidelberg Castle, Germany photo



SOURCE: Central Intelligence Agency.

Heidelberg Castle was first a fortification built around 1398-1410.

During the 16th and 17th centuries the fortress was turned into a castle with Gothic and Renaissance features.

It was destroyed and rebuilt several times.

Today the Castle is used for banquets, balls, theater performances, and classical concerts.

The structure is surrounded by a park.



NOTE: The information regarding Germany on this page is re-published from Germany Tourism Promotion Authority. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Germany information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Germany should be addressed to Germany Tourism Promotion Authority.



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