Truly romantic: the world-famous ruins
Heidelberg Palace

Heidelberg Palace

Corona virus COVID-19


Due to the current situation, many of our monuments will be closed from Saturday, October 24. Some monuments can be visited with restrictions, other monuments such as most of the castles remain fully accessible.

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Heidelberg Palace, aerial view
See where history was made
Heidelberg Palace, visitors
Find out more about the world's most famous ruins
Heidelberg Palace, stuccoed ceiling in the Friedrich Building
Explore the magnificently furnished rooms

Each year, Heidelberg Palace attracts around a million visitors from all over the world. Since the early 19th century, these impressive ruins have been synonymous with Romanticism.

Motif of the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg


If you want to see Baden-Württemberg at its most beautiful, visit the many palaces and gardens run by the state heritage agency, Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten. How about a perfectly-preserved monastery complex, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maulbronn? Or there are Heidelberg's world-famous ruins. And there's much, much more.

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