26.07.2006

Villa Berg in Stuttgart

A unique monument of architecture and presence of representatives of the Russian Imperial House of the Romanovs in Stuttgart. Russians have long lived in Stuttgart.

Villa Berg in Stuttgart - as one of the residences of the House of Romanov in Europe in the second half of the XIX century.

Villa Berg in Stuttgart - the residence of VR Kn. Olga Nikolaevna - queen Olga von Württemberg at Villa Berg in Stuttgart.

The tradition of Russian charity was laid also on Villa Berg in Stuttgart. Native VR Kn. Olga Nikolaevna - Duchess Olga von Württemberg, and then Queen Olga Nikolaevna von Württemberg arranged a center for the presence of the Russian Imperial House of Romanov in Stuttgart in the center of the Old World - in Europe in the second half of the 19th century.

"Villa Berg" in Stuttgart as it all looks today (2005 - 2013).

Villa Berg in Stuttgart is an architectural monument or already a ruin?

"Villa Berg" is the favorite summer residence of Queen Olga of Württemberg, a née of the Great Russian Princess Olga Nikolaevna, daughter of the Russian Emperor Nicholas I. The construction of the "Villa Berg" in Stuttgart was from 1845-53. for Duke von Wuerttemberg Karl (1821-91), later King (last) of Württemberg and his wife the Great Russian Princess - Queen Olga Nikolaevna (1822-92).

"View of the facade of the Villa-Berg in Stuttgart."

© Image from the private collection of Alexander Raikhrudel.

"Villa Berg" in Stuttgart, in the capital of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg since 1853. became the residence of the Duke Karl von Württemberg and his wife the Great Russian Princess Olga Nikolaevna. Here, the duchess of von Württemberg Olga Nikolayevna received famous people from all over Europe. Also at the "Villa Berg" there were official meetings of European monarchs with Russian emperors. We will tell you about the stories that are inextricably linked with Russia, because Since the XVIII century, the family ties between the Duchy of Württemberg and Tsarist Russia were strengthening.

Fragment of the surviving facade of "Villa-Berg". Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

The stories of those who were, lived and met at the "Villa Berg" will be presented to the readers of this page.

A view of the only gazebo that has survived since the construction of Villa Berg.

Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

It is also important to note that Villa Berg was from 1853 the favorite residence of representatives of the House of Romanovs - the Russian Imperial Family, beginning with Nicholas I Pavlovich (born July 6, 1796 in Tsarskoe Selo - St. Petersburg and died on March 2, 1855 in Winter Palace of St. Petersburg, Russian Empire).

Fragment of the front facade of "Villa Berg".

Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

Fragment of the surviving lantern in the park "Villa-Berg".

Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

Fragment of the "Villa Berg" building. Spring 2010.

Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

What they wanted to do with "Villa Berg". Photo from the article "Stuttgarter Nachrichten" - one of the most popular newspapers in Stuttgart (2010).

Fragment of the front facade of "Villa Berg".

Photo: Alexandra Raikhrudel

 

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