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Ludwigsburg Palace (Residenzschloss)

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Address: Schlossstr. 30, 71634 Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 7141 182004
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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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Fantastic and so beautiful

Beautiful garden and house. The kids fairytale gardens were truly beautiful. Boat rides, train rides, stories, etc etc. . .such a fabulous day out! Could spend the whole day... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyable palace and grounds to visit. But if you want to see kings and queens rooms and/or collections you have to buy separate tickets or a combined ticket to see everything. The guide was good but I felt rushed and felt it was expensive if you wanted to see everything in and of the palace. In the summer the gardens... More 

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Thank M J
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is huge. Did a tour but did not complete the entire property. Also the English language tours are limited to 2 per carat day and should be increased.

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Thank Harshrk
Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful garden and house. The kids fairytale gardens were truly beautiful. Boat rides, train rides, stories, etc etc. . .such a fabulous day out! Could spend the whole day there. Take a picnic and enjoy the gardens!

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Thank Getibq
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Ludwigsburg boasts of Baroque Castle just a stone away from Stuttgart.Its is easily accessible by local transport and just 15 mins away from city centre.We visited the palace during the Yearly Pumpking fest in September.The ticket to pumpkin fest and palace gardens costs 8 Euros per adult and kids below 6 go for free.. the castle is surrounded by acres... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you're in the area, you must make the trip to see Ludwigsburg Palace. The grounds are stunning. The English Tour Guide was fantastic - she taught the group so much interesting history. I'd highly recommend taking the palace tour and spending some time strolling the grounds!

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The palace is like any other palace, although the stories are interesting. Try to go there in spring/summer because the garden is impressive and you will spend the whole day enjoying the flowers and trees. In the garden it is also the "fairytale garden" where kids can enjoy scene from almost all the children stories and can participate to them:... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I visited the Ludwigsburg Palace with my friends. Lots of beautiful gardens to walk through, though it was early March and not at it's peak. The castle is really cold, it's not heated, so take warm clothes :) We took the English tour at 3:15 pm and it was very nice. Our tour guide ( a young man ) was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the Ludwigsburg Palace with my family for the first time. We took the English tour at 1:30pm and it was awesome. Jackie was an amazing tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and welcoming. I strongly recommend taking the tour as you will get to know more about the Residenzschloss and generally about the history of Ludwigsburg. The cafe... More 

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Thank Mihail L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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Thank G L
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

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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