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Karlsruhe: Guided City History & Culture Walking Tour

1. Karlsruhe: Guided City History & Culture Walking Tour

Experience history, explore the present and imagine the future on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Karlsruhe with an experienced local guide. Even though Karlsruhe is only 300 years old, it has a colorful past. As a Baroque planned city, Karlsruhe was a novelty of its time and the city has preserved this pioneering spirit to this day. With your city guide, you will learn about the fascinating Karl III Wilhelm, Margrave, who founded the city in 1715 and discover what made him decide to build a completely new city and leave his old capital of Durlach behind. Your tour will be spiked with funny anecdotes and personal insider tips from your guide.

Karlsruhe: Durlach Neighborhood Walking Tour

2. Karlsruhe: Durlach Neighborhood Walking Tour

Discover the charming district of Durlach on a guided tour. Stroll around the lively streets of this old neighborhood in Karlsruhe and learn all about its evolution throughout the years. Gaze at its most remarkable landmarks, including Kalrsburg Castle. Meet your guide and go on an insightful walk as you travel back in time. Hear all about the Durlach district, once an independent territory, now housing over 30,000 proud inhabitants. Come across Karlsburg Castle dating back to the 16th century, the Durlach Castle Gardens, and the Pfinzgau Museum. Immerse yourself in local history and see how the loss of independence and the incorporation of Durlach into the city of Karlsruhe affected its population. Allow your guide to tell you why industrialization has been both a curse and a blessing for Durlach.

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3.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Was a nice tour with a fair amount of building sightseeing and commentary!