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The town was founded by Duke Friedrich of Mecklenburg, who moved his residence from Schwerin to Ludwigslust in 1764. The town and the castle were built concurrently, under the direction of Johann Joachim Busch, the court architect. The financially-strapped Duke ordered papier mâché to be used for decoration instead of costlier materials. The factory where it was made exported its products as far as Russia, but closed in 1835 for lack of orders.
Tourist attractions Ludwigslust : Things to see and do
Schlossfreiheit 1 D - 19288 Ludwigslust
This Baroque edifice (1772-1776) shows neo-Classical elements. The façade, of brick, is faced with Pirnau sandstone. The roof is crowned by an attic parapet which holds 40 statues. Inside, the rooms are decorated in a festooned style, with original o..
Schlossgarten D - 19288 Ludwigslust
The park is a creation of JJ Busch, redesigned during the 19C by PJ Lenné. There are streams, statues, mausoleums and a grotto.