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Ludwigsburg Palace (Residenzschloss)

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One of Europe's largest baroque residences and surrounded by splendid gardens, the palace hosts three museums, many concerts, theater, and exhibitions.
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Schlossstr. 30, 71634 Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to visit. Need to spend a whole day there to enjoy both the king and the queens half of the palace. Tour of the queens half took 1.5hrs with an english guide(Florian) who gave lots of facts but also some quirky facts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank TinaG1547
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Visited on an icy January day (so gardens were never going to be an attraction) and signed up for the English speaking tour. Had read a couple of good tour guide reviews and was hopeful. Unfortunately Wolfgang’s English (and possibly hearing) wasn’t so good and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Gib101
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Along with gardens, its one of the biggest palaces in Germany in terms of area. Due to paucity of time, we could only visit the gardens surrounding the palace. Its a beautiful palace and the gardens surrounding it with a circular area makes it awesome....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank travelforfun75
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Wear your jacket! It was 40°F inside. We were given a wheelchair to use since I had a broken foot. We did both tours and saw all 3 museums. Porcelain was boring for me. Quick walkthrough. Loved the dress museum. Tour guide was very good....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Travelsalot1988
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the castle not knowing that they have only one English tour a day and it’s at 1:15. Luckily the restaurant on the premise was good. The castle is gorgeous! But the only way to get inside is with a guide. Sadly the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank patilajolla
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Nice and big castle. Tour guides are professional. YOu have several tours to choose from which visit different parts in the castle. Inside are some small museums you can visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bonjr
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The palace was absolutely breathtaking to walk through. Unfortunately you’re not allowed to take photos inside but the guide is very informative and gives a good explanation along the way of when things were built and what the time line of building was. They also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank alexandrab235
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you visit Stuttgart, have at least a half a day for Ludwigsburg, as well. It's easy to reach by S-bahn train. This Baroque Palace is extraordinary, most beautiful, outstanding. It's a unique part of European history. There is a huge garden around the palace....More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank matthew835
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We came to the Palace for the Pumpkin Festival and had a great time. The Palace is stunning at night when the front of it is lit up. The sand carvings at the festival were amazing. We did not tour the inside of the Palace,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nana G
Reviewed October 13, 2018

German lesson: berg = hill and burg = palace. So if you visit a German town that ends in burg, you’re likely to find a palace! Ludwigsburg Residential Palace is one of the largest Baroque buildings in Europe to survive in its original condition. Tours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Just make sure you get clear directions from the staff on where the tour starts.
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I don’t think they are allowed :-/
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