Tourist attractions

When visiting Bruchsal, please be sure to visit the following attractions:


Bruchsal Palace, Photo M. Heintzen

Bruchsal Palace

This spacious palace complex, consisting of more than 50 individual buildings, was commissioned by Prince-Bishop Damian Hugo von Schoenborn (1676 to1743). After laying the foundation stone in 1722 it took several decades to complete the buildings. Like other …

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Belvedere

The Belvedere

The Belvedere at the edge of the Stadtgarten Park was built in the middle of the 18th century as a Schiesshaus (shooting house) by Prince-Bishop Hutten’s master builder Leonhard Stahl. Originally, the view from the Belvedere to the Palace, the City and the Rhine Plain was …

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St.Peter's Church at night, Photo M. Heintzen

Peterskirche (St. Peter's Church)




St. Peter Baroque Church is very special to the town of Bruchsal because it is a creation of the famous master builder Balthasar Neumann and it’s the only church to have survived the Allied bombings in March of 1945. Under the Church’s 22 meters (72 feet) …

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Bergfried 2009

Bergfried

The Bergfried is the last remnant of the ancient “Alte Schloss (Old Castle)“. This square shaped tower is 38 meters (125 feet) high, and has 9.30 meters (30.5 feet) wide walls that are three meters (9.8 feet) thick. It was commissioned in 1358 under Bishop Gerhard von …

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Michaelsberg with Chapel, Photo: M. Heintzen

The Michaelsberg Hill

The Michaelsberg Hill, is 268.8 metres (882 feet) high and is considered the local mountain of Untergrombach . At the end of the 19th century, the remains of a Stone-Age colony were found at the Michaelsberg Hill, from which the, archaeological term …

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Stadtgarten, Foto: Florian Adler

Parks

Stadtgarten

Around 1750, the Prince-Bishop Christoph Freiherr von Hutten constructed a reservoir on the Steinsberg Hill, above the palace area, to supply water to the fountains in the palace garden and to the fountains in the city and surrounding region.

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Contact

Tourist information
Am Alten Schloss 2
76646 Bruchsal
Phone +49/7251/50594-60
Telefax +49/7251/50594-65
touristinformation@btmv.de

Office hours:
Monday to Tuesday

9am to 5pm
Friday and Saturday
9am to 1pm