Merianblick (Merian's View), Heidelberg
The platform looks over the old city of Heidelberg, which allows tourists to compare the map with the existing city. The map itself shows the city prior to the Thirty Years War within the Holy Roman Empire from 1618 to 1648, which led to the destruction of Heidelberg.
There are numerous sights to see along Philosophenweg. Along with Merianblick, visitors should stop at the Philosopher's Garden, the Snake Path and Bismarck Tower. Those traveling with children will enjoy the Spielplatz Philosophenweg playground.
Want to visit this sight? Check out these Self-Guided Walking Tours in Heidelberg. Alternatively, you can download the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from Apple App Store or Google Play Store. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
Merianblick (Merian's View) on Map
Sight Location: Heidelberg, Germany (See walking tours in Heidelberg)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:
Walking Tours in Heidelberg, Germany
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Quite popular, this path is located on the northern side of the Neckar River, meandering for about two kilometers along the sunny side of the... view more
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles