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Address: Parkstrasse 58, Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 03 71 - 5 33 10 88
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Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Art Nouveau Xanadu by Belgian star architect Henry van de Velde

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2013
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Dunkerque, France
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Dunkerque, France
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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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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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