Bayreuth Court Garden

Bild: Bayreuth Court Garden

After the New Palace was built, the garden, which had been margravial property since the end of the 16th century, was redesigned and extended: south of the pall mall alley dating from 1679, which was included in the new garden, Friedrich and Wilhelmine von Brandenburg-Bayreuth added avenues, hedge gardens, pergolas and parterres. The central axis was a canal with a right-angled bend and four islands.

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At the end of the 18th century, the court garden was transformed into an English-style park with winding paths and natural stands of trees. However, the basic features of the geometric garden can still be seen: the park is dominated by the canal and the three main avenues and in 1990 the parterre in front of the south wing was also reconstructed.

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Bayreuth New Palace



»The world of Wilhelmine«


Ludwigstraße 21
95444 Bayreuth
Telefon 0921 75969-21

Opening hours

Open all year round

Admission charges 

Admission free

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Detailed information at


Shop in the New Palace

Nearest railway station:


Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Sternplatz"

Parking space:

Parking facilities in the centre of Bayreuth can be found at

Responsible administrative office

Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung
Ludwigstraße 21
95444 Bayreuth
Telefon 0921 75969-0
Fax 0921 75969-15

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