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Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss)

Address: 69117 Schwetzingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: (0)72 51.74-27 70
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Castles, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a sight to see when you visit Germany! To think someone had this entire property to themselves is wonderful! During the winter time, the gardens are still beautiful, you can imagine how breathtaking they are in the Spring. There is so much to see, regardless of the fact that everything is in German, you can still get pamphlets... More 

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The Netherlands
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This castle is not a must do, but if you have time left it is a very nice garden to visit. Unfortunately the castle was closed when we visited it. But the garden is very well maintained and if you like to stroll in a park it is a very nice area. I cannot appreciate this garden as it should... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very lovely gardens, although you need to go there in summer months to fully enjoy the beauty. A charming mosque at the back of the gardens.

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Anaheim, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

love to walk in the garden which is quite large. Very peaceful and relaxing! Entrance fee is very reasonable

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New Jersey, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It was very interesting getting there. We used the bus from Heidelberg (which you can pick up at the train station), nothing to it and it was easy as pie. Not used to things being this easy with the busses. Anyway, the gardens were a lot like Versailles, laid out the same way and with the same grandiuos design. We... More 

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Bath, Somerset
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129 reviews 129 reviews
72 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Versailles is the nearest thing that's brought to mind - but without the crowds (or perhaps Fontainebleau given its proximity to the town). The gardens are vast and it's easy to get lost - make sure you get a map at the ticket desk. There are surprises everywhere - a huge mosque, temples, a bath house, ornamental fountains, orangery -... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Peaceful place, wonderful gardens. This is a very romantic and special place where you can relax and spend your day. Enjoy it!

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Mannheim, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This castle is amazing. The garden is one you couldn't even dream about its so beautiful. Perfect for an afternoon stroll with your significant other, or a coffee and cake at the cafe.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a pleasant surprise is this beautiful park and palace with the orangeries in Schwetzingen! If you are up to a slow walk through acres and acres of well kept gardens, many bridges, romantic alleys, hidden statues, countless benches then this place is for you! Do not miss the mosque, which is the earliest mosque-style building in Germany. The courtyard... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Versailles in Germany, Beautiful gardens and Castle, there was no carps in the pond and a lot of noise nearby, I visited this place many times, but the last time there were some weak points

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