Bruchsal refers to a city that is located on the Western side of the Kraichgau. It lies on the upper Rhine plain. The town boasts of a magnificent Baroque Palace as well as a number of museums and a unique church. Some of the cities that are near the city of Bruchsal include Karlsruhe, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Mannheim, Rastatt and Ludwigsburg.
Like mentioned above, there are a number of attractions in Bruchsal. The Bruchsal Palace comprises of over fifty separate buildings that have been restored to showcase the lost glory. The buildings date as far back as the eighteenth century. The palace was home to the Prince-Bishops of Speyer.The Baden Provincial museum houses the Corps de Logis within its Bruchsal houses that form a branch of the Baden Provincial Museum. The Museum features among other things original palatial furniture, a hunting collection, porcelain and faience as well as tapestries. The Melanchthonhouse dates back to the late nineteenth century. The house is home to a library, Memorial Hall and a museum which gives a chronological as well as a detailed account of the life and times of Phillip Melanchthon who was a very close friend of Martin Luther. On displays are graphic art works, memorial coins, statues, over 450 original manuscripts as well as over 9000 books, portraits and coats of arms. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Bruchsal.
The State Art Gallery, also known as the Fine Arts Museum, is made up of the complete works of the Baden Scholl including Dutch and French paintings done by German master painters and which date back to the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The congress centre feature a stadhalle, the Gartenhalle, The Konzehaus, The Schwarzwasldhalle, and the Nancy-Halle. The Zurlach was at one time the seat of power of the Margraves of the Zähringen line and has now been preserved as a place of historical importance. The Schloss currently is home to the Pfinzgau Museum which has a collection of the regional history as well as the Heimarmuseum of the Carpathian Germans. Also nearby are the Durlacher Warte and the Turmberg. To get to these attractions you need to rent a car in Bruchsal.
The other attraction near Bruchsal is the Handel festival which is known to be held from mid February to early March and comprises of performances on a daily basis that include operas, seminars, theatrical performances as well as chamber and choral concerts. To access this attraction you need a car for hire in Bruchsal.
Lastly Bruchsal is not short of attractions that will blow your mind away. Some of them include the Kaiserstrasse, the Museum am Friedrichsplatz and the Marketplace.
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