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Old Bridge Entrance
17 January 2011 Sam Rua

Old Bridge Entrance

Heidelberg, Germany view map

From a recent business trip to Germany.

The first Heidelberg bridge was built by Karl Theodor (1742-1799), which explains its official
name "Karl-Theodor-Brücke". Altogether, the bridge was rebuilt 9 times; more than likely victim
of flooding. In 1788, it was finally rebuilt completely in stone and supported by 8 posts. The
double-armed bridge gate comes from the late middle ages. The towers served the bridge keeper not
only as an apartment, but also as a dungeon for prisoners.

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Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)19-Mar-2014 22:10
Beautifully done.V
Yiannis Pavlis04-Feb-2011 13:55
Beautiful night capture Sam.Nicely composed.
joseantonio01-Feb-2011 05:45
Great shot Sam. Remember having been there (but it was a long, long time ago)
B-rad01-Feb-2011 01:18
Very nice.
Tom LeRoy30-Jan-2011 14:12
Very nice capture of the Gate I passed through many times. V!
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet29-Jan-2011 13:18
Beautiful architecture
Milan Vogrin29-Jan-2011 09:32
Very nice image!V!
Christy VB29-Jan-2011 07:43
Very interesting! Beautiful night time shot of this impressive bridge and buildings.
lou_rozensteins29-Jan-2011 00:51
Very nice night shot. Well done.
Patricia Kay28-Jan-2011 20:59
Wonderful composition,details and light Sam...BV
heather28-Jan-2011 16:29
Beautiful night shot Sam! V
Walter O. Koenig28-Jan-2011 16:22
Impressive result with the G12 Sam.
Carol Breton28-Jan-2011 14:47
Fabulous night composition with beautiful lighting. ~
XiaoBernard9928-Jan-2011 13:27
Heidelberg ,the country of "Druckmachine " and Students,and also a wonderful town with a lot of historic places.
V i like the Bridge and this entrance
Jim Coffman28-Jan-2011 13:26
Fantastic capture,Sam!
Bryan Murahashi28-Jan-2011 06:26
Great tall towers for this magnificent gate. Beautiful night photograph.
Tom Munson28-Jan-2011 06:09
Beautiful light and comp, Sam!
Hernan E. Enriquez28-Jan-2011 05:45
Great image and history Sam!
soulis28-Jan-2011 05:44
Beautiful composition and light. V.
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