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Ludwigsburg Palace (Residenzschloss)

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Address: Schloss Str. 30, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 7141 182004
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One of Europe's largest baroque residences and surrounded by splendid...

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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Lovely tour of the Residence Palace

The grounds are quite extensive. Lots of beautiful gardens to walk through, though it was winter and not at it's peak. The fairytale garden is closed during the winter. There is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outside of this hunting lodge turned residence/palace is worth a look; especially if you haven't seen other palaces yet. This one doesn't hold much in its uniqueness; the artifacts and rooms inside (which you can only see with an additional group tour ticket of €5) isn't anything over the top either. All in all, much better palaces/residences in other... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds are quite extensive. Lots of beautiful gardens to walk through, though it was winter and not at it's peak. The fairytale garden is closed during the winter. There is a fun Rapunzel tower that you can climb up to. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to explore the grounds. The tour takes about an hour and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After looking at the website it appeared there were a couple of English speaking tours every day. We took the train from Stuttgart (great way to get there only 20 mins or so) and walked to the palace. Unfortunately when we arrived at 10.30am the lady informed us the tour wouldn't be til 2.30pm. Luckily the Christmas markets were nearby... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I used to live near by when I was younger and I wanted to show my family some of the places my parents and I used to visit when we lived there. We decided to take the tours of both the Kings and Queens side of the palace. Since the King and Queen lived separate lives, it was great to... More 

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Bengbu, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

I have been to this palace twice. First time was in the winter (February) and second time during the summer (August). The garden is much more beautiful with the flowers in the summer. The children's garden (which I forgot the name) is only open during the summer. It is a great place to bring children as it counts with a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We went there after receiving many recommendations from German friends. Maybe it is the wrong season but i can say that i was pretty disappointed. Maybe it is better to visit it in Spring when the flowers blossom. Fountains were empty. Hopefully there was no ticket to pay that day, otherwise would be a completely rip off.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

Extensive grounds, very large palace, inexpensive entrance fee. Guided tours in English. The guide was very knowledgeable, interesting and humorous. Within easy reach of Stuttgart by public transport. No drawbacks at all ! Best to visit in warmer weather as the palace is very large and not all areas are heated. There is a café/restaurant and gift shop on site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful palace and garden around it. Looks nice in spring. For children very interesting is the place where the various fairytales are presented. Very nice experience for whole family.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

If you want to see everything insdie the palace plan 3 hours. Note they sell 2 separate tickets: each one for a separate half of the palace. But do not opt for both parts: you can attend the palace ONLY with a guide (not an audio one), so it takes 1,5 hour of slow walking inside the palace and listening... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We took the English tour and it was definitely worth it, as our guide took us into many areas of the palace that the public is not allowed to freely wander. Absolutely gorgeous palace, very well preserved. It is obvious that the staff takes a great deal of pride in preserving the palace and sharing this treasure with others.

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