Zweibrücken simply means two bridges, but it holds a lot more than that to take your breath away.
Known for its fabulous rose blooms and its long standing love affair of the equestrian kind, there’s never a dull moment in its cultural calendar.
Of immense historical and aesthetic value is the Ducal Palace which now does duty as the High Court. The square in front of it is always bustling with activity and entertaining events. You just have to hang around long enough for something exciting to take place.
Other places of interest to you would be the gothic Alexander Church and the amazing Himmelsberg bunker.
Follow the pedestrian zone to more delights than you could keep count of. The Hallplatz is the center of attraction here being a shopping precinct with a number of shops and local outlets. Get everything from traditional costumes, jewelry, and souvenirs.
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The most visited and admired spot in town would have to be the Europas Rosengarten, a rose garden opened in 1914 and now having over 60,000 blooms and 2,000 varieties. Stroll along Rosenweg for a promenade amidst the scent of roses.
Another famous feature in Zweibrücken would be the stud farms, supposed to be one of the largest in Germany. People throng the race tracks to get a glimpse of these fine animals. If you’re a horseracing-enthusiast you’ve come to the right place.
You should make it a point to be there in late summer when the horse festival kicks off. They take it all the way with fairgrounds, food, and fun for the whole family.