Schloss Trippstadt

Schloss Trippstadt

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  • Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    Trippstadt Castle is one of the few well-preserved secular buildings and important architectural monuments from the time of Germany's small political states. It was built between 1764 and 1767 by the Palatinate colonel hunter Franz Karl Josef Freiherr von Hacke (1727-1780) and his wife Amönia, Maria, née Freiin von Sturmfeder (1723-1752). His father Ludwig Anton von Hacke (1682-1752) had received the Falkensteiner part of the Wilenstein office as an inheritance from the Palatinate Elector in 1716 and acquired the Flörsheimer part privately. In their function as colonel hunters and forest masters, the barons von Hacke had to manage the entire electoral forest and hunting area. In their Trippstadt rule they pursued the goal of constantly improving the condition of the forest. He successfully introduced new types of wood: North American white pine, spruce, silver fir and larch. Trippstadt was one of the first German communities in whose forests the white pine from North America, established by the English Lord Weymouth (1640-1714), grew. Up to this point there were only aspen, oak, beech, birch and native Scots pine in the Trippstadter forest.

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    • October 10, 2021

  • cabi

    Baroque Trippstadt Palace
    The most striking building in Trippstadt is the baroque palace, the small residence in the Palatinate Forest.
    The builder of the Trippstadt palace was Franz Karl Josef Freiherr von Hacke. He was entrusted with the rule of Wilenstein as master hunter. His task was to administer the electoral hunting and forest areas.The castle was started in 1764 according to the plans of the builder Sigmund Jacob Haeckher and completed in 1767. The palace structure is single-wing and two-story. The gable field on the street side above the central building is filled with artistically carved reliefs. They represent the Hacke'sche and Strurmfeder'sche alliance coat of arms. The cladding of the whole building consists of precisely and smoothly hewn red sandstone blocks, probably from quarries in the vicinity of Trippstadt.The grounds immediately belonging to the castle, the castle park, are surrounded by a wall. Originally, this park was strictly geometrical in the Versailles style and was much larger in size than it is today.The castle garden is freely accessible all year round.Today the castle is the seat of the research institute for forest ecology and forestry.Source:

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    • November 15, 2021

  • der Wandersmann

    The castle and especially the castle garden are particularly worth seeing, for such a small village it is like a miracle that was created here.
    Many set up benches invite you to linger.
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    • August 9, 2021

  • Veronika 2020

    Trippstadt Castle is a baroque castle from the 18th century in the eponymous Rhineland-Palatinate municipality of Trippstadt in the district of Kaiserslautern. It is classified as a cultural monument.
    The building consists of a single wing and is 48 m long, 19 m wide and 18 m high. It has a basement and two floors. The attic storey above is supplied with daylight towards the street via dormers.

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    • October 10, 2021

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Location: Trippstadt, Kaiserslautern, Palatinate Forest, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


  • Elevation440 m

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