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Schloss Augustusburg

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Imposing Rococo Palace.

The Augustusburg Palace (also called Brühl Palace) was built in the 18th century on the ruins of a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Paul B
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Love the visit here, but include the lodge, although a small walk, it’s also lovely. There is a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Bruhl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Augustusburg Palace (also called Brühl Palace) was built in the 18th century on the ruins of a medieval castle as a residence of the Cologne Elector and Archbishop Clemens August. The palace is one of the most significant German Rococo buildings; the combination of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Love the visit here, but include the lodge, although a small walk, it’s also lovely. There is a cafe there too! Really enjoyed our visit, not expensive either

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

You should absolutely visit this schloss. One of the first in Rococo style. The young female guide ( only guided visits are allowed) gave very ( short but clear) information. Especially the entrance is overwhelming. Together with the gardens and the other schloss it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank offreu
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I'm a regular visitor to historic buildings, this one was a great surprise - more spectacular on the inside than it looked from the outside. I loved the false Marble Staircases, and state rooms. Well worth the guided tour, and expect to walk to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were taken by bus to this lovely palace. Unfortunately the style isn't to our taste; too rococo. We had a lovely walk around the gardens including the secret garden.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to see a UNESCO site that brings back the life style of the royalty of an era gone by. The restoration work is wonderful and the tour guides are knowledgeable and share interesting insights about the place and the people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Fantastic building with rich historical connections, I'd stumbled across an article regarding Augustusburg whilst looking for places to see whilst in Köln. The only minor gripe, which is why I haven't scored them 5 stars is for their payment facilities in Falkenlust (the hunting lodge,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ybrawdhoudini
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This palace is beautiful . There are 3 elements to this attraction including the main palace , hunting lodge and gardens . The house tour was very well done . There was a clear script but the guide answered all our questions . The hunting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank laj2e7
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Schloss is remarkable. Gives a great opportunity to understand the never-satisfied need for power and fame. Very rich Rokoko style. Too rich! But fascinating to observe how many ways one can take in order to idealize and praise his family status and his Power...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank zviamely
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Beautiful castle and very nice garden where you can see the importance of symetry in this kind of design and architecture. The rooms are very well kept and richly ornated. The guided tour was short and lively. You can NOT take pictures inside the castle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from SMOGtraveller | Reviewed this property |
We did a Rhine cruise with Viking last June & did the walking tour of Cologne in the morning & the Bruhl palaces in the afternoon on the extra tour. We enjoyed the Cologne walking tour but could have probably done with a... More