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Villa Esche

Parkstrasse 58, Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
03 71 - 5 33 10 88
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Ranked #1 of 4 activities in Chemnitz
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- May 13, 2013
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Dunkerque, France
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104 reviews 104 reviews
85 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Entering this mansion gave me immediately a Citizen Kane Xanadu feeling. The rooms are so large, everything is simply a bit out of proportion. But why complain if the master is not in search of a pleasant and cosy place, but just wants to impress his friends and visitors. Anyhow, he was clever enough to give the project in the... More

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London
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95 reviews 95 reviews
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

Money money money money... oh, Chemnitz was rich. I don't know why. Nothing so simple as mining silver and coining it, although the Ore Mountains are a hop and a skip away. Water power? Coal -- lignite, but it burns well enough -- in the neighbourhood? With the Esche family, the guide told us, it was industrial espionage: Great-grandpa strolled... More

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