The city was planned with the tower of the castle (Schloss) at the center and 32 streets radiating out from it like spokes on a wheel or ribs on a folding fan, so that a nickname for Karlsruhe in Germany is the "fan city" (Fächerstadt). Almost all of these streets survive today.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Technik-Museum Speyer (33 km),
Speyer (Germany) (35 km),
Schwetzingen (Germany) (43 km),
Sinsheim (Germany) (43 km),
Heidelberg (Germany) (49 km),
Bad Dürkheim (Germany) (52 km),
Mannheim (Germany) (53 km),
Ladenburg (Germany) (53 km),
Ludwigsburg (Germany) (58 km),
Strasbourg (France) (68 km),
Darmstadt (Germany) (96 km),
Mainz (Germany) (110 km),
Rüdesheim am Main (Germany) (113 km),
Frankfurt Airport (114 km),
Château du Haut-Königsbourg (115 km),
Eberbach Abbey (117 km),
Sigmaringen (Germany) (120 km),
Aschaffenburg (Germany) (120 km),
Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) (122 km),
Helicopter flight over Frankfurt (123 km) Take a birds-eye view of the current location:
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