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. :-)
September 21, 2017
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.
November 30, 2020
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.
October 25, 2021
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.
June 12, 2021
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