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Dankwarderode Castle

Address: Burgplatz, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Braunschweig
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Although looking imposing and well-preserved it does not produce a feeling of authenticity. Rather it looks like a "new old" castle and recently I learnt that it was indeed reconstructed in the 19th century. It has a nice little museum (to your right at the entrance) which houses the original statue of the lion a copy of which is standing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Dankwarderode castle (or Burg) is at the heart of Brunswick (Braunschweig), in the castle square (Burgplatz). The square has other historic buildings and the castle is part of the city-run museum. Closed on Mondays. Open Wednesday 1-8 pm and Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm. The castle has the feel of knights in armour. It may look plain from the... More 

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