Truly romantic: the world-famous ruins
Heidelberg Palace

Heidelberg Palace

Corona virus COVID-19

MONUMENTS CLOSED

The Monuments of the State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Württemberg will be closed from Saturday, October 31 to at least Monday, November 30, 2020 inclusive.
All guided tours, special tours, concerts and other events planned for this period are cancelled. Events by external organizers or private individuals cannot take place either. This cancellation regulation is initially valid until at least November 30, 2020 inclusive, and beyond that date depending on the general development of the overall situation.

Further information
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.
 

HIGHLIGHTS

OttheinrichsbauThe Ottheinrich BuildingA palace of superlatives
The Ottheinrich Building - A palace of superlatives
Heidelberg Palace, Barrel BuildingThe Barrel Building220,000 litres of wine in a barrel
The Barrel Building - 220,000 litres of wine in a barrel
Heidelberg Palace, Statue of Friedrich IV, ElectorFigures on FriedrichsbauAn ancestral portrait gallery in stone
Figures on Friedrichsbau - An ancestral portrait gallery in stone
Heidelberg Palace, aeroviewThe gardenA unique work of art
The garden - A unique work of art
Motif of the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

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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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