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Schloss Mannheim, Mannheim

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Historic Site
One of the largest palaces in Europe, Schloss Mannheim was built in the 1700s when Prince Elector Carl Philipp decided to transfer the Palatinate's seat of power from Heidelberg to Mannheim. Though greatly damaged during World War II, the palace has been greatly restored to its previous grandeur. Walk through more than 800 exhibits, including original tapestries, furniture, and paintings. Pick up an audio guide to learn about the previous inhabitants of the castle and its history. Docent-guided tours are usually given in German, but you can call ahead to arrange one in English. Using our custom trip planner, Mannheim attractions like Schloss Mannheim can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Versailles is the Mannheimer Schloss Europe's two largest bar rock Castle, and is now seat of the Mannheim University.
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  • Since the elector Carl Philipp von der Pfalz (1661 – 1642) in april 1720 residence moved from Heidelberg to Mannheim, it couldn't go fast enough to get listed with a suitable location to the elector. A few months after the commencement of the construction of the large Castle, but Carl Philipp saw it not finished. First in 1760 was the construction of the Palace completed. Since the second world war was over, there was virtually nothing left of the Castle. In the first years after the war there was almost no one believed that it would be impracticable to rebuild the Castle. But in 1947 went slowly in time with plans for a reconstruction, and it succeeded. In 2007, the work was finally completed. It is noteworthy that the construction of the Palace in 1700-century took 40 years, but that the reconstruction in the 1900s took 60 years. One can visit the Castle, and ride around in the beautiful halls are enough Mannheim top tourist attraction. In the hallway is an audio guide included. You can choose to go around in the great room and listen to the short version in about an hour, or the more detailed version at nearly three hours. You choose the long version is to become great wise at Mannheim's history in many areas, if you can remember all that's been told. You can also choose to view the beautiful spaces for experience sake. In connection with the visit to the Castle, we must also see the beautiful castle chapel which is located to the right of the main entrance into the Bismarckstraße. The chapel has its own reviews here on TripAdvisor.
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  • Mannheim is no Higligt. If you create must be ok, you can see sometimes. I would not take a detour. The castle is very well renovated and maintained. Here, urban culture, and little peace is to enjoy. If you are in Mannheim, should have seen it.
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  • Good parking, very centrally located in Mannheim. Parking the cars unfortunately not "with grew" i.e. they are slightly narrow.
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