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The Lure of Europe?s Most Beautiful and Elegant Spa Town ? Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden is one of Europe?s most beautiful and elegant spa towns, with its extraordinary cultural landscape and plethora of hotels. A playground for the wealthy international crowd, it is one of the European continent?s most visited resorts. Guests to Baden-Baden come to relax surrounded by beauty, belle epoque architecture, and stylish shops. Its history stretches as far back as antiquity and it makes the perfect getaway for holidays and weekends to beautiful Southwest Germany and the Black Forest. Here are the most elegant sites you’ll want to visit during your stay.
Kurhaus of Baden-Baden
Built almost two centuries ago, opulence prevails here and, as you enter through its grandiose portico, you’ll be greeted by the timeless elegance of the belle époque aesthetic. It has a magnificent presence, apt for its main attraction: the most expensive casino in the world. Casino Baden-Baden. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Casino Baden-Baden is set against the most extraordinary of backdrops and those wishing to play games of fortune will find no place on earth could compare. Almost 200 years ago it opened as a spa in Baden, a small German town that did not show on local maps. Now, although the most luxurious and extravagant casinos are usually associated with Las Vegas, the Kurhaus of Baden-Baden is as synonymous with high-class gambling as the Westminster Abbey is with London and the Taj Mahal with India.
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