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Großherzogliche Grabkapelle

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  • Tom

    The Grand Ducal burial chapel is located in the pheasant garden on Klosterweg and the Lärchenallee. It is the last resting place for 17 Zähringer and was never a church.
    It was built on behalf of Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden and his wife Luise after the early death of her son Ludwig Wilhelm (1865-1888). Construction was from 1889 to 1896, was built according to plans by Friedrich Hemberger. The opening took place on June 29, 1896.
    The equipment included Hermann Volz (funerary monuments), Wilhelm Sauer (busts of the Vierungspfeiler) and Hermann Binz (griffin heads in the crypt). At the side of the funerary chapel there are two wells.
    Since 1946, after the destruction of the Protestant town church, the family members originally buried there are also in the crypt of the funerary chapel. In total there are 18 coffins in the crypt, see also the tomb plan for details.
    Source: ka.stadtwiki.net

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    • October 23, 2016

  • Scout Jens

    The grand ducal burial chapel is in the pheasant garden on Klosterweg and Lärchenallee. It was never a church.
    It was built on behalf of Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden and his wife Luise after the early death of their son Ludwig Wilhelm (1865-1888). The opening took place on June 29, 1896.
    There are two wells to the side of the burial chapel. With
    Crypt that can only be visited as part of a guided tour.
    Source: ka.stadtwiki.net
    The city founder of Karlsruhe is not buried here, but on the market square under the pyramid. But this is another story.

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    • July 11, 2021

  • WanderEla

    The funerary chapel in the middle of the Hardtwald on Lärchenallee is the only grand-ducal building in Karlsruhe that survived the Second World War largely unscathed. SOURCE City Wiki

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    • December 22, 2019

  • Christina G.

    The burial chapel is really impressive considering that some churches are smaller 😉

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    • September 1, 2020

  • ursa

    Hello Anne, what kind of hike in the snow did you do?

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    • February 27, 2021

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