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Schloss Augustusburg

Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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See how the elite lived

As with Versailles, czarist palaces in Russia, and elsewhere in Europe, this is an excellent... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
adriennew291
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Tucson
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Beautiful and interesting

The guides call this a castle, to me it is a stately home by UK standards, however, it is still a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
weetwoodLeeds
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Leeds
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28 Aug 2017
“See how the elite lived”
30 May 2017
“Beautiful and interesting”
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

As with Versailles, czarist palaces in Russia, and elsewhere in Europe, this is an excellent example of the way the highest of the nobles, in this case, the Archbishop, lived in times past. Each room has a different original ceiling, walls, furnishings, although there, the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank adriennew291
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The guides call this a castle, to me it is a stately home by UK standards, however, it is still a beautiful place to visit. The marbel staircase is exceptional and every room is fascinating. The decor is very elaborate, but is typical for the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank weetwoodLeeds
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It is a castle. And as such you should expect all kinds of old (or more positive: historic) stuff to look at. They have different exhibitions from time to time. It is nice to see for a couple of hours but for sure nothing you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing Castle. Nothing like a UK Castle. It also houses a fantastic collection of essentially German motorbikes. A great day out.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank davidlI6796ZT
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Great boroque palace with magnificent staircase. By tour, didnt have to wait and workers were very friendly and helpful. I love UNESCO sites and this one didnt disappoint. No pictures :(

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank James N
Reviewed 11 August 2014

One clarification first - another reviewer stated that this castle belonged to a branch of the Prussian royal family - that is Wrong - it has always been in Saxon hands - and if one knows the strained history between these two royal houses -...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank R_G_Baker
Reviewed 15 August 2012

There is plenty to see in the castle. Even for a walk on an evening if the museums are closed. Don't miss.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 24 May 2012

It is a formidable palace that used to belong to a branch of the Prussian royal family. So much so that it has been used for stately occasions till the federal government moved to Berlin. Its grand staircase is simply stunning. everything else is good,...More

2  Thank caledonian_nomad
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