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Address: Kastely u. 1, Keszthely, Hungary
Phone Number: 83/312-190

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Highlight of Keszthely

The palace that is just above town was the highlight of our trip there. Awesome size, beautifully maintained grounds, antiques throughtout.. Mirror room and library are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Littleton, Colorado
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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The palace that is just above town was the highlight of our trip there. Awesome size, beautifully maintained grounds, antiques throughtout.. Mirror room and library are breathtaking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Was married inside the palace 12 yrs ago. Able to rent it for an reasonable price. Where else can you rent a palace for your special day.

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I was here before about 10 years ago and I remembered much more. The garden these days is under construction (completely, machines are everywhere, you can't walk on the ground) so it was very disappointing since the garden was beautiful once. They still asked for the full price (2400 Ft). In the rooms, there is very little information about everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is on of the most beautiful palace in the country. Luckily it was not destroyed during the world war. The Festetics Family has done many things for the region. They have a very interesting history.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Only 6 km from the Heviz Lake, this is a great visit. We rented bicycles (many bicycles lanes between Heviz and Keszthely) and it is an easy ride. To dispel confusion, some people call this place the Helikon castle/museum - it is the same place. The castle itself with lovely furniture and a magnificent library may be visited alone, signs... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you're tired of lying all day on the beaches of Balaton and looking for a day-trip to take, I'd suggest you pay the Palace a visit. With its beautiful architecture and grand gardens with impressive outdoor spaces, it really is worth a visit. We did not pay to go in (it was pricey in our opinion), but we did... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This splendid palace has to be seen from outside (open for free 24/7), but it is also worth visiting! The ticket is a bit pricey, but it includes chic palace interiors and an impressive coach collection! We are not cray fans of either, still we enjoyed our visit a lot! So don't be put away by negative reviews! ;) There... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great for kids, the palace is very nice to visit with kids, and the big park out side is amazing in a sunny day. Take the combo card that include also the carriage museum, the kids will love it and so do you.

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

While accepting that people are different and that we are all entitled to different opinions, I must say that I am surprised at some of the negative comments here. One contributor labels the carriage museum as "crap" and not worth the admission. My suggestion is that if you don't like old carriages - don't go to a carriage museum, simples!... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Loved the parks and fountains, and the building is very pretty. They hold evening concerts at designated times. While visiting the parks we had a ride on one of the chariots, which was fun and not at all expensive (unlike in many other cities).

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Additional Information about Festetics Palace

Address: Address: Kastely u. 1, Keszthely, Hungary
Phone Number: 83/312-190
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Western Transdanubia  >  Zala County  >  Keszthely

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