Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Ludwigsburg, Germany

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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 77 m
Descend 75 m

Explore Ludwigsburg in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Ludwigsburg

Sight 1: Grabstein und Grabstätte Pauline von Württemberg

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Grabstein und Grabstätte Pauline von Württemberg

Princess Pauline Olga Helene Emma of Württemberg was the only child of William II of Württemberg and Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont to reach adulthood. Pauline was the wife of William Frederick, Prince of Wied, and worked for many years as the regional director of the German Red Cross in western Germany.

Wikipedia: Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1877–1965) (EN)

1120 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: Heilbronner Torhaus

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The originally at least eight gate houses in the Baroque city of Ludwigsburg were part of the former city fortification. This consisted of an approximately 6 kilometer long and up to 3.5 m high wall, which was provided with gate facilities at its inputs and outputs. Every goal was a gatehouse connected to the city wall, which served as a watchdown and customs house. However, the city should be less guarded in front of external enemies, but rather the partly recruited soldiers in the city and barried in the city should be prevented from deserting. Six of these gatehouses are still preserved today; These are under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Ludwigsburger Torhäuser (DE)

648 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Blühendes Barock

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Blühendes Barock

The gardens around the Residenzschloss in Ludwigsburg in Baden-Württemberg are referred to as the blooming baroque.

Wikipedia: Blühendes Barock (DE), Website

781 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Favoriteschloss

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Schloss Favorite is a Baroque maison de plaisance and hunting lodge in Ludwigsburg, Germany, which was used as a summer residence and hunting lodge. It is located on a rise, directly north of Ludwigsburg Palace to which it is connected via an avenue.

Wikipedia: Schloss Favorite, Ludwigsburg (EN), Website, Url

580 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Favoritepark

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Favoritepark Wagner Tobias / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The favorite park is a park in Ludwigsburg that surrounds the Favorite Castle. Once used as a pheasant, it is now a popular destination and a local recreation area with around 150,000 visitors. It has been a nature reserve (NSG) since 1937 and thus the oldest in the Ludwigsburg district.

Wikipedia: Favoritepark (DE)

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