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Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz

Worlitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Worlitz
Type: Gardens, Architectural Buildings, Parks, Historic Sites
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Prague, Czech Republic
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I made a bike trip with my friends from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Wörlitz in summer. I think Wörlitz is a very nice place to spend some time, there are interesting buildings as well as beautiful park.

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Lancaster, Pa.
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250 reviews 250 reviews
48 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Not to be missed if you love beautiful parks and gardens! We visited this on our way down the Elbe on a Viking River cruise recently and loved it in spite of being there on a cloudy, misty day. Worlitz goes back over 1000 years when Prince Franz the Duke of Anhalt-Dessau wanted to create gardens for his people to... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

UNESCO World Heritage Site , well worth a visit. We went during March and walked through deep snow drifts in the gardens and grounds......incredible and still a magical worth while experience. I am sure during warmer weather, the gardens would be even more beautiful. The interior of the 'castle' was also very interesting and was an enjoyable visit. Our Guide... More

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Jenkintown
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I'll begin by stating that our group had advantages not every visitor there has. We had a guide who escorted us as we strolled through the beautiful grounds in addition to a guide in the castle. Plus, the picture perfect weather we enjoyed enhanced our experience even more. This said, the beauty and tranquility of the English Garden style park... More

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Hobart, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The Garden at Worlitz is really rather large. It is a '17th Century English landscape' style design and it still survives on a grand scale - you could spend a full day enjoying the lawn areas, tree copses and very large lakes. There are a myriad of feature buildings within the garden with the central point being the beautiful Schloss... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is 17 square mile park that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site created in the 1700's after Prince Franz Anhalt-Dessau's visit to England. He was so impressed that he wanted to create an English style garden with Gothic temples, canals and lakes. We took the gondola (row boat) tour on the lake and had a guided tour of the... More

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