Stuttgart Germany 70191
Rosenstein Castle is a palace in Stuttgart, Germany. It was designed in the classical style by the architect and court builder Giovanni Salucci as the summer palace for King Wilhelm I of Württemberg and was built between 1822 and 1830.Today, the building houses that part of the State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart dealing with extant lifeforms.Trivia Before the construction of the palace, the hill Rosenstein Castle stands on was called Kahlenstein as it was bare of trees. Afterwards, it became known as Rosenstein because of the rose garden southeast of the palace. Directly under Rosenstein Castle is Württemberg's first railroad tunnel. Constructed between July 1844 and July 1846, the tunnel is 326m long and was used until a new tunnel, located further east and not passing under the castle, was completed in 1915.