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Recommended by 412 out of 428 hikers


  • Wodi

    From here you can also make a short detour to the Karlsberg pond (about 10 minutes).
    Just walk down the narrow path. On the way to the Karlsberg pond, you will also pass the Karlsberg spring and the Kneipp facility. Especially in the summer a great refreshment. :-)

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    • September 21, 2017

  • Wodi

    Here Duke Karl ll. August build a tent palace for his brother's wedding party. The foundations can still be seen.

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    • September 21, 2020

  • AnDi

    Always nice to visit the "old walls" on the Schlossberg. The orangery offers many resting places and is a worthwhile destination

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    • August 23, 2020

  • Ha

    However, you have to take a few meters in altitude for the detour to the Karlsberg pond.

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    • October 19, 2017

  • 1Fritz-Marianne 🇩🇪 On Tour

    The orangery still very well preserved. Here the plants were placed for wintering.

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    • July 22, 2018

  • Sylvia

    This tour is highly recommended on hot summer days because of the deciduous forest.

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    • August 16, 2018

  • Ju_La

    The building is worth seeing only because of the Bsustruktur

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    • December 30, 2018

  • Christina 🐕 Emil 🐶 Lotte

    We liked it here very much. Although we are often in the Homburger area, we did not know this corner yet. Is it really worth it?

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    • February 16, 2019

  • Steff

    A really great hike with a historical background.

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    • April 23, 2020

  • Jürgen Weiß🌳👫

    It was a wooden structure that was used exclusively for the events in connection with the wedding and was then removed again. Since the bride's father, Landgrave Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt had taken a great interest in this layout, he had Mannlich send him plan copies. Namely, he intended to construct the building in stone as a permanent facility. Mannlich sent the copies he had signed to Darmstadt, where they are still to this day. However, they were no longer used in Darmstadt.

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    • November 30, 2020

  • Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    The building used to be used for wintering citrus fruits that were sensitive to the cold. Hence the name orangery.
    In 2013, the historical remains of the orangery were clad with a 30-meter-long Corten steel wall, which is intended to preserve the ruins and protect them from further deterioration.

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    • October 25, 2021

  • Christoph

    So close and yet so unknown, really worth it

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    • November 17, 2017

  • be.andreas

    Remains of the cellar vault of the former orangery at Karlsberg Castle

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    • January 5, 2020

  • Jürgen Weiß🌳👫

    Only the foundation walls and the basement of the former orangery with its large central vault are evidence of the former fairytale castle of Duke Karl II August von Pfalz-Zweibrücken.

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    • November 27, 2020

  • 𝓕𝓻𝓪𝓷𝓴 𝓡𝓮𝓬𝓴𝓽𝓮𝓷𝔀𝓪𝓵𝓭

    The once large, three-winged building had a variety of functions on the historic Karlsberg: In addition to its actual function as a plant house, it offered accommodation for members of the court as well as servants and housed the natural history cabinet.

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    • June 12, 2021

  • Werner 52🚴‍♂️

    Nice and easy tour in the forest.

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    • December 26, 2020

  • Jürgen & Steffi

    The orangery is always worth a visit.

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    • March 19, 2021

  • Toppers Adventures

    Very nice and very interesting story behind it. In addition, a magnificent view of the Karlsbergweiher

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    • June 28, 2021

  • Birtel

    You can also go there by bike!

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    • August 4, 2019

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