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Ludwigsburg Palace

Stroll around the meticulously kept gardens of this Baroque palace and find a unique blend of architectural styles and exciting galleries housed within.

Ludwigsburg Palace is a magnificent estate, comprising of an immense palace complex and sprawling gardens. Explore the sumptuous interiors of this historic palace and discover its collection of museums and exhibitions. Learn about the royal court of Württemberg and experience a timeline of architectural styles, from Baroque to Rococo and neoclassical.

Approaching the historical building, you will be astounded at its sheer size and symmetry. A former hunting lodge in the early 18th century, the palace complex grew to encompass four main wings enclosing a spacious courtyard. The building’s construction was completed in 1733, when it was the residential palace of the dukes of Württemberg. Enter the magnificent building and begin your tour of its lavishly furnished and decorated rooms.

Discover the Baroque styling of the Old Main Building and the Court Chapel. Find Rococo finesse in the Duke’s Private Suite and the New Main Building. The mesmerizing Marble Hall is a beautiful example of Empire-style design, with its ornate arched windows, golden chandelier and sky-mural ceiling. See one of Europe’s oldest theaters at the beautifully preserved Palace Theater.

Explore the palace’s galleries and museums. The Ceramics Museum has an extensive collection of fine porcelain and pottery, while the Fashion Museum focuses on apparel dating back to the 18th century. Check out the original luxurious décor of one of the castle’s esteemed dukes and head to the Baroque Gallery to see a collection of artworks by period artists. The palace has a special museum for children, where kids can learn about the historic court through interactive exhibits and dress-up fun.

Kids will also love the special fairy-tale garden within the extensive palace grounds. Pretty gardens known as the Blühendes Barock surround the palace on three sides and Baroque features are incorporated into the landscape’s design.

Ludwigsburg Palace is located about 10 miles (15 kilometers) north of Stuttgart’s city center. The palace is about a 20-minute walk from the Ludwigsburg train station and the site is also accessible by bus. The palace may only be viewed as part of a guided tour. English-language tours run at least twice a day. The palace is open daily, but the museums have a regular closure on Mondays.


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ibis budget Ludwigsburg $64
ibis budget Ludwigsburg

ibis budget Ludwigsburg

Pflugfelder Strasse 18, Ludwigsburg
     
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in West, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Arena Ludwigsburg, Forum am Schlosspark, and Blooming Baroque. Ludwigsburg Palace and Monrepos Lakeside Palace are also within 3 mi (5 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) and Ludwigsburg Station are within a 5-minute walk.

    Boutique-Hotel Kronenstuben $91
    Boutique-Hotel Kronenstuben

    Boutique-Hotel Kronenstuben

    Kronenstrasse 2, Ludwigsburg, stuttgart
       
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated in Ludwigsburg, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Ludwigsburg Palace and Blooming Baroque. Monrepos Lakeside Palace and Porsche Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 12 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg Station is 12 minutes.

      Hotel Bergamo $82
      Hotel Bergamo

      Hotel Bergamo

      Bauhofstraße 4, Ludwigsburg, BW
         
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Ludwigsburg, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ludwigsburg Palace and Blooming Baroque. Forum am Schlosspark and Arena Ludwigsburg are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 12 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg Station is 13 minutes.

        Bright and Cozy Apartment in the Heart of Ludwigsburg
        Bright and Cozy Apartment in the Heart of Ludwigsburg

        Bright and Cozy Apartment in the Heart of Ludwigsburg

        Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wuerttemberg
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Ludwigsburg, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Ludwigsburg Palace and Blooming Baroque. Forum am Schlosspark and Arena Ludwigsburg are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 12 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg Station is 13 minutes.

          campuszwei Hotel & Boardinghouse $52
          campuszwei Hotel & Boardinghouse

          campuszwei Hotel & Boardinghouse

          Akademiehof 2-4, Ludwigsburg, BW
             
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in the heart of Ludwigsburg, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Arena Ludwigsburg and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Monrepos Lakeside Palace. Porsche Museum and Porsche Arena are also within 9 mi (15 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 7 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg Station is 8 minutes.

            NH Ludwigsburg $72
            NH Ludwigsburg

            NH Ludwigsburg

            Pflugfelder Str. 36, Ludwigsburg, BW
               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in West, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Arena Ludwigsburg, Forum am Schlosspark, and Blooming Baroque. Ludwigsburg Palace and Monrepos Lakeside Palace are also within 3 mi (5 km). Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) and Ludwigsburg Station are within a 5-minute walk.

              nestor Hotel Ludwigsburg $111
              nestor Hotel Ludwigsburg

              nestor Hotel Ludwigsburg

              Stuttgarter Strasse 35/2, Ludwigsburg, BW
                 
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in the heart of Ludwigsburg, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Forum am Schlosspark and Blooming Baroque. Ludwigsburg Palace and Arena Ludwigsburg are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ludwigsburg Station is 10 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 10 minutes.

                Best Western Hotel Favorit $104
                Best Western Hotel Favorit

                Best Western Hotel Favorit

                Gartenstraße 18, Ludwigsburg, BW
                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in the heart of Ludwigsburg, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Blooming Baroque and Arena Ludwigsburg. Ludwigsburg Palace and Forum am Schlosspark are also within 15 minutes. Ludwigsburg (ZOD-Ludwigsburg Train Station) is 6 minutes by foot and Ludwigsburg Station is 7 minutes.