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Schloss Gottorf

Address: Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Phone Number: 04621/8130
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Schleswig
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural
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Sliema, Malta
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171 reviews 171 reviews
129 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Schloss Gottorf is one of the most interesting museums seen is this part of Europe. I was very surprised with the amount of exhibits on display as well the the information spread over centuries and millennia on display. Visiting this impressive Schloss is recommended.

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10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Luckely we were able to have a look at the amazing Nydam boat dating arround 310-320 AD. Really amazing. I guess the kids were more into the bog bodies that there are.... Quit a big museum with lots to see. Even the art is worth to have a look at.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The schloss itself is interesting adn impressive, but the art galleries are truly wonderful. We spent most of the day here and could have spent longer. I am amazed that people from the UK do not know about it. The Gottorfer Codex exhibition was wonderful and the 20C art was a real eye-opener for me.

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Braunschweig, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The castle of Gottorf shows a lot of interesting historical stuff. The Nydamm-boat, a globe where you can step inside for viewing the stars, a wonderful park and last but not least an amazing integrated cathedral and deer-room.

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130 reviews 130 reviews
77 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Had seen Schleswig from the other side of the forde, and it was so pretty from a distance. It just beckoned to me, and I was determined to see it up close next time I was in the area. A friend suggested we visit the Schloss Gottorf, and I was pleased to discover it was in Schleswig. Allow yourself a... More 

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Naples, Florida
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408 reviews 408 reviews
216 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

An amazing museum. And amazingly BIG. We only allowed an afternoon to see it and needed another several hours. There lots to see in the Main house, the Nydam Boot museum. And several large out buildings with an amazing collection of art. Really loved it, but you need plenty of time.

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Albertslund, Denmark
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Overwhelming how much they have gathered and preserved. Make sure you have time enough for the visit to the Schloss, there is so much you do not want to miss, and no matter what time of the year, the wonderful garden is always worth a walk.

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Kihei, Maui, Hawaii
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11 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Unless you wanted to pay for an audio tour, you were out of luck if you didn't speak German or Danish. There were some interesting exhibits, but we had to guess what was going on with our limited German. Museum personnel were stoic and not very helpful. The cafe was nice and the modern art exhibits interesting. It was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Due to circumstances beyond our control we only had a day to visit this excellent Schloss. The museum and galleries are superb and we were fortunate enough to see a display of several excellent contemporary artists which could have taken at least half a day to peruse. The other galleries and the gardens are excellent and the cafe/restaurant well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

My girlfriend and I were in Schleswig after a romantic trip around the southern Denmark - we decided to cross the border and visit the lovely city, that once was a part of Denmark. It was a bit expensive, but after wandering around the beautiful site and in the historical rooms - it was really worth every penny. The exhibitions... More 

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