Heidelberg Castle

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.


Ottheinrich’s WingThe Ottheinrich’s WingA castle of superlatives
The Ottheinrich’s Wing - A castle of superlatives
Heidelberg Castle, Barrel BuildingThe Barrel Building220,000 litres of wine in a barrel
The Barrel Building - 220,000 litres of wine in a barrel
Heidelberg Castle, Statue of Friedrich IV, ElectorFigures on Friedrich’s WingAn ancestral portrait gallery in stone
Figures on Friedrich’s Wing - An ancestral portrait gallery in stone
Heidelberg Castle, aeroviewThe gardenA unique work of art
The garden - A unique work of art