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Lovely old bridge

Only a relative short bridge, but lovely to walk across and see the Neckar River and Old... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Central Qld

There is hardly a tourist who isn’t tempted to put their head inside this sculpture, great fun. Is... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Such a pretty town. Would definitely come back and would stay for a lot longer than the part day/night we had. It was characterful and had a great vibe

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I'm not sure how this statue came to be a part of the wonderful old bridge of Heidleburg; but everyone was there to get a photo of the money and rub his mirror. Some people are able to stick their head up inside the monkey...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Only a relative short bridge, but lovely to walk across and see the Neckar River and Old Heidelberg. Lots of little restaurants and bars near by. Worth the meander on a warm summer's evening.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Callide
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This guy is close to the bridge entrance. His right hand, not showing, is doing a real close imitation of the University of Texas “Hook em Horns” hand sign. Love it!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

There is hardly a tourist who isn’t tempted to put their head inside this sculpture, great fun. Is this what it is called Bruckenaffe ?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Here's an interesting statue. Put your head in his mouth, and have your friends snap a photo. I didn't, but it was hilarious to watch!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debra B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Everyone who go to the old Brücke has to pat the monkey for luck! So, all the tourists pat it and take pictures! Just good fun!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hel D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As a bronze sculpture this is a well-executed if somewhat idiosyncratic item near to one of the bridges. Worth looking at if passing - but not worth a special detour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The bronze sculpture of a monkey with a hollow face and a mirror in its paws stands next to the old bridge. You can put your face inside the monkey's hollow head which makes for a fun photo. Worth a short stop.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 25 May 2018

It's an art of an artist and I couldn't find anything special on it except a creativity in braze metal.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sssajin
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