Karlsruhe, Germany: Royal City Gone High Tech


  Karlsruhe is one of Germany's youngest cities, founded in 1715 by Margrave Karl III as the new regional capital. The city's name means Karl's quiet and might point to Margrave's desire for a peaceful place to conduct his business after repeated problems with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. Karlsruhe's design is centered on the palace, from which 13 streets fan out across ... Read Full Article