The Wandelhalle in Bad Kissingen: a European architectural wonder
The extraordinary venue in the city of roses
Arcades bathed in light
On the most beautiful day of your life, you should leave nothing to chance and therefore be picky when choosing your wedding location. Work, enjoyment of nature and wellness in one of the most famous and popular spa towns in Germany that connects you in Bad Kissingen. The historical Wandelhalle, part of the largest ensemble of historical spa buildings in Europe, is considered an outstanding location. The architectural wonder bathed in light is 90 metres long, and 1,700 square metres of space can accommodate events of all sizes. The architectural jewel was built from 1910 to 1911 in just eight months to plans by the architect Max Littmann.
Amidst lush gardens
Long rows of columns divide the room into three longitudinal naves and give it the appearance of a basilica. The building is made of reinforced concrete, which was then considered to be innovative. Long arcades connect the Wandelhalle with the arcade and regent building. At that time, the integrated concert shell turned outwards towards the spa garden was regarded as revolutionary. The Wandelhalle is embedded in the lush gardens and parks that stretch along the Franconian Saale. Here, as well as in other Bavarian state baths, King Ludwig I had a finger in the pie. The king who wrote poetry was considered a friend of the arts and had a weakness for the dancer Lola Montez and magnificent spa buildings, which includes the Wandelhalle.
As a landmark in architecture and interior design, the historic Kursaal building from 1833 at the state bath in Bad Brückenau is the visiting card of the spa and resort city. The classical hall construction with its arcade was built by order of King Ludwig I, according to plans by Johann Gottfried Gutensohn (1792-1851). The listed Kursaal building from 1833 with its three halls (430 sqm, 160 sqm, 100 sqm) offers attractive rental locations.