Heidelberg … … is an old city in Baden- Württemberg. There live 140.000 people and there are 14 districts. It is one of the biggest cities on the river Neckar. Heidelberg is part of the populated region called Rhein-Neckar- Triangle. The Neckar is a 367 km long tributary of the river Rhine. Attractions are the beautiful castle on the hill, the old bridge on the Neckar and the mountain railway on the Königsstuhl. The Königsstuhl is 550 m above sea level. Heidelberg has shopping streets, restaurants and hotels. The famous University is one of the best in the World.
Nightlife In Heidelberg are a lot of beautiful bars and cafés. It is famous for the Old Town. At night, you can go to a bar with friends and drink something or chill out. There are many discos where you can dance and meet people. In the Old Town there are a lot of shops, you can go shopping. The Main Street is the longest pedestrian zone in Europe.
Churches There is an old church, its name is "Heiliggeistkirche". There are two cinemas nearby.
Neckar The river Neckar is a 367 km long and 25 to 50 meters wide tributary of the Rhein. It rises in the nature reserve Schwenninger Moos at Villingen and culminates in Mannheim into the Rhein.
As you know we come from Neckarsteinach, which is in the very south of Hessen, but close to Heidelberg. Below you see the Lion of Hessen and Pictures from Neckarsteinach on the river Neckar.
Our School 1 The school we go to is in Neckarsteinach and at the river Neckar. The next bigger cities are Heidelberg or Mannheim. The school was built in 1959 and has more than 560 pupils and 40 teachers. The school is a "Grund-, Haupt-, and Realschool" and have 25 classes. We have al lot of clubs, a baker, a library and for the children a Hort", this is a childcare for the time after lessons.
Our school 2 All the classes from year 7. go on a ski- or an snowboard-trip to Austria and if you are older you can make an exchange with India!! We now have a new building – which you can see in the photo – and so we have more rooms and a new big schoolyard.
What we eat German recipes Weißwurst You must buy a sausage for this recipe. Do the sausage in a pot with water and heat up the water. When the sausage is soft, put it out of the cooking pot. The kitchen recommends a pretzel, mustard and a liter beer with the sausage.