Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss), Schwetzingen

Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss), built in its current form in the first half of the 18th century, was once the summer residence of Electors Palatine Karl III Philip and Charles Theodore. Take a guided tour of the palace to get a sense of court life in the 1700s. Wander through the ornate rooms and admire the period furniture. Step outside to explore the spacious grounds. In addition to its variety of plant species, the garden is home to more than 100 sculptures and several interesting buildings, including the temple of Apollo, a bathhouse, aviary, and mosque. Relax with a glass of wine at the onsite restaurant. Discover how to plan a Schwetzingen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • The castle, the grounds and the gardens are all a beautiful place to visit when the flowers are all in bloom. The castle also has wonderful out door concerts in the summer with some pretty big names. ...  more »
  • We are happy here in the Schwetzinger castle garden. No matter what time of year is it always a nice relaxing walk.
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  • The theatre is the perfect place for a Baroque Opera as "Mitridate". We have experienced an extraordinarily good performance today - culture of extravaganza!
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  • Good place for sightseeing, but not at winter time. The park around the castle makes that place much more attractive.
  • You just can't fault this garden. It's perfectly maintained for its size, and prettiness exudes from every one of its symmetric angles. A great place for romantics, families, joggers, picnics, etc. It's probably the best kept secret in the region.
  • I had fun with Anna, although the statues we completely covered in poop. We found it funny, but we were young adults exploring the area. If someone was there to take sitephotos, I would be annoyed by the lack of upkeep.
  • The history behind the palace is interesting, along with it being a stop Mozart made when he did a performance, which I did. The garden is huge, neat, and really nice. The outside and inside is very, very nice. I highly recommend everyone goes here at least once.
  • Beautiful, pretty & very charming place. Perfect heritage. A must see. 😎
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