On the right the entrace to the "Caracalla-Therme",
in the centre the "Kloster Zum Heiligen Grab"
In the backgroud - surveying everything
- the "Neue Schloss"
The picturesque historic part of
Baden-Baden encircles the hot springs area
at the "Florentinerberg", which has
ever since the ancient Romans settled
The Kloster zum Heiligen Grab
of the Holy Grave) is a
catholic convent which was founded
by Margravine Franziska in 1670.
Destroyed in 1689 and rebuilt in
1698 the convent church is well worth a visit.
Nowadays the convent is also a well
known grammar school and boarding school.
The Neue Schloss (New Castle)
is the former residence of the
margraves of Baden. The original
building dating back to 1437 was
destroyed by fire in 1689. The present
building was not completed
until 1847. The castle is surrounded
by a beautiful park, from the
terraces you will have a wonderful
view of Baden-Baden
and the mountains of the northern
Situated between Friedrichsbad
and the Caracalla Therme thermal baths
the Roemische Badruinen (ruins
of the old Roman baths)
offer a vivid picture of the ancient
The restored ruins of an old Roman
soldiers' bath dating back
about 2000 years were discovered
and laid bare in 1847. .