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Schloss Bruchsal

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Sumptuous Palace!

We had a day to find something to do and we ended up at this palace. What a lovely place to visit... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
publiussulla
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Seattle, Washington
Reconstructed but impressive

Maybe this place wasn´t in the list when you started planning your trip to Germany, but just... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
southerntraveller49
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Andalucia, Spain
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

We had a day to find something to do and we ended up at this palace. What a lovely place to visit. Photos were allowed inside without flash and the staff that sold us our tickets were a lively fun bunch of ladies and made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Maybe this place wasn´t in the list when you started planning your trip to Germany, but just because it´s not so well known as others. However, this remarkable baroque palace really deserves a visit, despite being a outstanding reconstruction after the damages caused in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Bruchsal castle was rebuild after it was destroyed in world war II. So it looks like: un.natural (colored), fake marmor inside (knock on a marmor pillar and hear its sleazy noise... - but be careful with the dragons of guides :) ), inadequate interior -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin S
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We did not tour inside, this is just a review for the surrounding grounds. The grounds of the palace are completely free to roam around. People were eating, sitting, walking, riding their bikes, walking their dogs, and just relaxing under the shade. There are so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anna S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This palace is huge, but only a few parts have been fully restored. It´s an elegant reminder of war´s insanity, that makes you sad to learn Hitler was dead and Germany had already surrendered when this mansion was bombed. In March it was very easy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

To the others who have mentioned the display of musical instruments and the museum about the city of Bruchsal, yes, very nice. The castle was bombed during WWII and between the bombs and the fire up to 80% was destroyed. So, what you see today...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank aakbba
Reviewed 6 April 2018

There is (or was) a truly world class collection of mechanical musical instruments in the basement - if you happen to be interested in the history of pre-electronic music machines and recordings, don't miss it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Simon P
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to take a stroll during the evening. Beautiful Baroque styled architecture. Well recommeded !

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Murtaza K
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The museum parts were so surprising. There musical instruments on display with ladies there to play them. The actual palace is under renovation but the musical museums are worth the trip to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MsLinda1964
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The exterior is nice but not fancy like some places but still has a charm. The interior has been restored in a conservative way trying to recreate the way it was. There aren't a lot of furniture items but those that are on display are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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