Schloss Favorite is a Baroque hunting lodge built from 1717 to 1723 for the sovereign Duke of Württemberg, Eberhard Ludwig. The architect was Donato Giuseppe Frisoni.

From 1806, King Frederick I of Württemberg converted the park into a ménagerie, including deer and chamois. The architect Nikolaus Friedrich von Thouret renovated the building's interior in neoclassical style.

In the 20th century, the house was neglected and fell into disrepair. It was restored from 1980 on, and opened to the public in 1983.

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Founded: 1717-1723
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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Tanja Hauke (2 years ago)
Auch ein sehr schönes Schlösschen mit Besichtigung und einen großen Park mit freilaufenden Tieren echt schön
Mona Widmayer (3 years ago)
Herrlicher Ort für alle. Kleine Menschen können hier rennen und sich bewegen. Ein kleiner Fleck inmitten von wunderbar alten Bäumen.
Loewe Ross (4 years ago)
Nice Parc with castle and a lot of old trees.
Tim Reichardt (4 years ago)
Beautiful baroque castle.
Rekai Campbell (5 years ago)
Great site. Because no one else was here they did the tour for us in English.
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