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.
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 unrestricted.
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) high central dome is the royal
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.
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 “Michelsberger Kulturkreis
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.
Above the reservoir, a
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