Alter Hof

Kind of Building Nobility House
Begin Of Construction 1253-1255
End Of Construction 1253
Place Burgstr. 8
Station Marienplatz
Line all S-Bahnen; U3, U6;
tramline 19, bus 52

The Alte Hof (old yard) was the residence of emperor Ludwig of Bavaria and was therefore named Ludwigsburg until 1827. At the end of the 14th century some uprises of the citizens induced him to move his residence to a safer area at the border of the city.