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Schloss Rosenau

Rosenau 1 | 96472 Rodental, 96472 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany
09563-3084-10
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Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Coburg
Type: Castles
Owner description: Owned by the master of the mint of Rosenau from the 15th century up to 1698; as of 1806, expansion as summer residence of the Coburg dukes in an... more » Owner description: Owned by the master of the mint of Rosenau from the 15th century up to 1698; as of 1806, expansion as summer residence of the Coburg dukes in an English (neo)Gothic style. Birthplace of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland. « less
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Durham, New Hampshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

If you have the inclination for a walk, this place is it! Full of history, woods, and paths, it is easy to see why Queen Victoria was enchanted. There is a lovely dining room in the small castle, which offers great service and restrooms. We enjoyed an afternoon coffee and pastry but were not in time for a tour. Like... More

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Bamberg, Bayern, Germany
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41 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Perhaps this is one of the smallest castles I've visited in Germany. Queen Victoria is believed to have said she would have chosen to live in this one if she had her choice. You have to be on a guided tour if you'd like to see the inside. The building is well-maintained/restored though many of the original features were lost.... More

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Munich, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Not far away from Coburg, it complements very well the visit of the ducal city. The castle, which saw the birth of Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria of England's cousin and future husband, is indeed a very romantic sight with its neo-gothic structure. It can only be visited with a 1-hour guided tour in German, but the guide tries very... More

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