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“The Palace” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rastatt Castle (Schloss)

Rastatt Castle (Schloss)
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Rastatt
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Paris, France
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110 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The Palace”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This palace is a unique example of baroque architecture in the upper rhine valley. It is exquisitely decorated and its location inside the city without any wall or fences gives the impression of being completely part of it close to the former market place.

Visited July 2014
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

What a brilliant place. A compact castle, very well presented with excellent guided tours (in German and English). Also, in one wing a military museum which is included in the cost of the ticket. Good information at the desk and excellent guides.

Visited May 2014
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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340 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
“Fantastic visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Had heard of but never visited this castle (palace really) and had a wonderful tour. Our tour guide gave the tour in German (4 present) and English for us four Americans even though she didn't have to as is usual in many castles they hand out a tidbit of information on a flyer for the non-native speakers - so definitely a plus. Great visit on your way to the Black Forest or France.

Visited September 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tour in English?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

If anyone wants to visit Rastatt Castle between May 21 and June 2, 2012, please contact me at calem_n@shaw.ca so we can arrange an English guided tour.
The guided tour in English is available only on request (I contacted the administration and got this response below):
"We have guided Tours from Tuesday till Sunday every Hour. The tour is guided in german, but we have an written translation in englisch. The price is 6.00€ par person.
If you want extra guided tour in English, this is also possible, but the price then is 140,-€ the Groupe ( 0-25 Persons). If you want these extra Tour, just let us know, we will send you then a Reservation. Tell us how many people you are and when you will come."
Hope I can find people to have a guided tour of this marvelous palace ...... :)

Visited May 2012
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Baroque castle on the Rhine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

At the beginning of the 18th century,Italian architect D.E.Rossi planned a new residence for Margrave Ludwig Wilhelm of Baden-Baden,whose victories over the Turks had earned him the name "Turkenlouis".Versailles served as inspiration and model.You admire now magnificent halls and rooms with ceiling frescos and fine stucco.It is a feast for lover of the baroque art.

Visited September 2011
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