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Address: 69117 Schwetzingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: (0)72 51.74-27 70
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Heidelberg and Schwetzingen Castles Day Trip from Frankfurt

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Spring blossoms in the Schloss Garten

Beautiful flowers dot the entire park. The park has a lake with huge carps, a temple of Apollo, ruins of the temple of Mercury, an ornamental mosque, a cherry garden, and a Bath... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Mannheim, Germany
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Mannheim, Germany
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful flowers dot the entire park. The park has a lake with huge carps, a temple of Apollo, ruins of the temple of Mercury, an ornamental mosque, a cherry garden, and a Bath house which this most intriguing. In spring the Cherry blossoms burst into a lovely hue of pink and the whole garden becomes mesmerizing. Plan to spend 2-3... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I had visited Schwetzingen about 10 years earlier for a training class and had promised my husband we would visit one day. For me the Schloss Schwetzingen.... It's grounds, surrounding park is a true gem. On this visit we spent about two hours wandering around the area, its ponds, lakes, temples and mosque. My husband loved it. Adjacent to the... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

only a few kilometers away from Heidelberg and this castle has a lovely garden with lakes and most of all perhaps the main attraction - the pink Moschee/ Mosque (which serves no religious purposes or whatsoever). Beautifully decorated with minarets and dome beside a small lake. To get inside the garden, you need to buy a ticket (only EUR3.00 for... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We lived around the corner to this palace. Beautiful gardens to stroll through fond memories. Plenty to see and the Peacocks just strolling by are an added bonus.

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Schwetzingen, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the castle and gardens are very nice, well maintained and always worth a visit. But beware, the entrance fee you have to pay for the gardens. Such gardens in Bavaria cost no entrance fees.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Castle has a nice and wide spread garden which is good to visit during Summer or Autumn. Castle is just ok

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

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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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 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
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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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