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Ludwigslust (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

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Ludwigslust is a town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, a state in northern Germany, 40 kilometers south of Schwerin, the capital of the state Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It is the capital of the district of Ludwigslust. As of 2004, it had a population of 12,967 residents. Ludwigslust is a relatively young town. In 1724, Prince Ludwig, the son of the duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, decided to build a hunting lodge near a small hamlet called Klenow. Later, when he took over the reign, he stayed at this residence and called it Ludwigslust or Ludwig's joy. In 1765, Ludwigslust became the capital of the duchy instead of Schwerin. The town was enlarged by a residential palace or the Schloss. This situation lasted until 1837, when Grand Duke Paul Friedrich returned the capital status to Schwerin.
Ludwigslust’s notable sights are the Schloss, a Baroque residential palace built from 1772 to 1776, was designed by Johann Joachim Busch. It is known as the Little Versailles in Mecklenburg. The palace is located in the middle of the Schlosspark, a vast park measuring 120 hectares is laid in English style, with canals, fountains and artificial cascades. The Stadtkirche or the Municipal Church, built from 1765 to 1770 in neoclassical style with Baroque influences, has a classical design, with a portico resting on six Doric columns, giving the church the appearance of a Greek temple.
Tourism in Germany has expanded since the end of World War II, and many tourists visit Germany to experience a sense of European history. The countryside exhibits a pastoral aura, while its cities exhibit both a modern and classical feel.

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