The city is the seat of the two highest courts, Karlsruhe Palace in a partnership relationship in Germany, lies at an altitude, is marked by a stone, was planned at 32 streets and the center with the palace tower. The city has two botanical gardens was not only located within the eclipse path. The city centre is approximately the oldest part of town from the river. The longest North-South distance is in the East-West direction. The central part of the palace runs east-west at a 45 ° angle with two wings.
Precipitation is spread almost evenly throughout the year. Charles William founded the city after a dispute on 1715 06 17. The founding of the city is linked closely to the construction of the palace. The Ständehaus was the first parliament building in a German State. The American zone of the post-war Allied occupation was home to an American military base. The Stadtgarten is a recreational area, the also site of the Karlsruhe Zoo near the main railway station. The Durlach er Turmberg has a look-out tower is keep dating former to the 13th century. The Marktplatz has a stone pyramid, the grave of the city. The Karlsruhe Palace is an interesting piece of architecture. Another sight is the Rondellplatz is dedicated in 1818 to Baden's first constitution. The neo-Gothic Grand Ducal Burial Chapel built between 1889. The main cemetery of Karlsruhe is the oldest park-like cemetery in Germany. The State Art Gallery built by Heinrich Hübsch in 1846. Further cultural attractions are scattered throughout Karlsruhe's various incorporated suburbs.
The Scheffel Association is the largest literary society in Germany. Another tourist attraction is the Centre for Media and Art. Germany's largest oil refinery is located at the western edge of the city in Karlsruhe. The Technologieregion Karlsruhe is a loose confederation of the region. The Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe operates the city's urban public transport network, a network and seven tram routes. The VBK is a also partner in the operation of the Karlsruhe Stadtbahn with Deutsche Bahn and the Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft. The Stadtbahn is known well around the world in transport circles. Two ports provide transport capacity for petroleum products on cargo ships. The nearest airport is part of the Baden Airpark about southwest of Karlsruhe. Frankfurt International Airport be reached by car in about a half and an hour. Benz was born in Mühlburg, studied also at the Karlsruhe University, is also interesting that Benz's wife Bertha, led both men to the neighboring city of Mannheim. Jews settled in Karlsruhe, were attracted by the numerous privileges, lived in Karlsruhe, living in Karlsruhe.
Jews were expelled during Operation Wagner-Bürckel. Official documents attest the presence of several Jewish families in 1717 at Karlsruhe. A decree issued by the Jews by Margrave Charles Frederick of Baden, freed from the Todfall tax. The well-known German-Israeli artist Leo Kahn studied in Karlsruhe. The Baden Central Jewish Council was reorganized in 1948. Some 113 holocaust victims are commemorated on Karlsruhe's sidewalks by brass plaques. Karl Benz was born in the Karlsruhe borough of Mühlburg. Hedwig Kettler founded the first German Mädchengymnasium in Karlsruhe. Victoria of Baden born in queen consort of Sweden in Karlsruhe. Andi Deris lead singer of the power metal band Helloween. The Karlsruhe University is home to the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe. The Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of technology in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The Academy of Fine Arts is with 300 average students in Germany. Research and The HfG teaching focuses on media art and new media.
The Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe is a music conservatory. The Karlshochschule International University was founded in 2004. The University of Education Karlsruhe was founded in 1962, is specialized in educational processes. The University has about 180 full-time researchers and 3700 students, offers a wide range of educational studies like teaching profession. The Baden State Theatre has sponsored the Händel Festival since 1978. Locals and Visitors watched the total solar eclipse on 1999 08 11 at noon. Nach der Zerstörung von Schloss und Stadt Durlach, franzö. Es schuf so ein von geistiger Freiheit geprägtes Klima. Einen erneuten Aufschwung nahm die Stadt nach, dem Aufstieg der Markgraf. Den Majolika Ateliers arbeiten unterschiedlichste Künstler die durch Gestaltung und Farbgebung stets. Moderne Pastellfarben und schöne Rundungen lassen das neue Design aufleben.
|1717||Official documents attest the presence of several Jewish families in 1717 at Karlsruhe.|
|1750||Nethanael Weill was a rabbi from 1750 in Karlsruhe.|
|1773||The so-called Kleine Kirche built between 1773.|
|1818||Another sight is dedicated in 1818 to Baden's first constitution.|
|1826||The Münze erected in 1826.|
|1846||The State Art Gallery built by Heinrich Hübsch in 1846.|
|1862||Complete emancipation was given in 1862.|
|1881||Today built between 1881.|
|1889||The neo-Gothic Grand Ducal Burial Chapel built between 1889.|
|1945||Karlsruhe became the capital of Baden-Durlach until 1945.|
|1948||The Baden Central Jewish Council was reorganized in 1948.|
|1962||The University of Education Karlsruhe was founded in 1962.|
|1969||A new synagogue was built in 1969.|
|1978||The Baden State Theatre has sponsored the Händel Festival since 1978.|
|2004||The Karlshochschule International University was founded in 2004.|
|2006||Karlsruhe has been the host of LinuxTag until 2006.|