All you need to know about Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is a city located just over an hour from StuttgartFrankfurt, and Strasbourg. Situated on the border of Germany and France, the city has become a gateway to explore Europe from and has increased in popularity both as a tourist destination and business travel hub over recent years. Serviced apartments in Karlsruhe accommodate guests on corporate stays and situate visitors near to the business districts, attractions, and transport links.

Karlsruhe was founded in 1715 when Karl Wilhelm established a castle near to his hunting lodge. The area was built up in neoclassical style, with a town hall, Catholic churches, and houses being erected in the area. Karlsruhe became the capital of the Baden-Durlach area and the United Baden, until 1945. Despite sustaining severe damage in allied bombings in World War II, the city rebuilt, with many of the buildings being recreated in their former styles.

Serviced apartments in Karlsruhe are situated within easy reach of the industrial harbour and factories within the city. Karlsruhe is known for being home to Germany’s largest oil refinery, and the city itself is a thriving hub for the production and exportation of paper, steel, and machinery. The city, up until late 1990 was home to the Karlsruhe Institute of technology, which led to Karlsruhe being nicknamed the “internet capital of Germany”. Despite Germany’s Network Information Centre relocating to Frankfurt, Karlsruhe is still where two major internet service providers are located.

Karlsruhe is also home to numerous tourist attractions and sights. While staying in a serviced apartment in Karlsruhe guests can enjoy the wonders of the Zoological Gardens, Karlsruhe Palace, and the ZKM Centre for Art and Media. Karlsruhe is a hub of entertainment and a business stay in the city doesn’t just have to be about work. The State Museum of Baden, the Natural History Museum, and Karlsruhe Botanical Gardens can also be found in the city.

Guests can navigate the city using the network of trams and buses that regularly serve the inner city and surrounding areas. Trains running through Karlsruhe connect the cities of Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Freiburg, and Basel. The nearest airport is Frankfurt International Airport which can be reached in just over an hour to the North of Karlsruhe.

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