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Festetics Palace

Kastely u. 1., Keszthely, Hungary
83/312-190
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Keszthely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Allingaabro, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We didnt see the palace inside, but the surroundings were beautiful. Lovely place with several museums.

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Durban
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The time we spent having spa treatments was deducted from our time in the thermal lake - and although they said it would be it was not refunded so we did not do any other treatments.

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Geelong, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It's quite confusing when you first arrive, it's not clear where to buy tickets or enter. Like so much of this area, the people are well used to German visitors but there is very little English spoken (fair enough). After stumbling through the ticket purchasing process in the gift shop (a family bulk entry to all Museums was the best... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

the park and the palace inside must be visited by all. You will need a half day at least to visit the palace inside, the carriage museum, plant house and enjoy the park for a picnic. The story and heritage of the Festetics family can be interesting for all age and gender.

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Budapest
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Since our stay 8 years before the museums were developed extesively. A new hothouse has been renovated with a wonderful open air cactus garden. Also the hunting museum in a separate building has been opened with an excellent and high quality collection.

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Budapest, Hungary
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Hunting museum and model railway is very nice. And Palce garden is under renovation, but it will be very cool.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The Palace is worth a bit of your time, especially on a wet day if there's not much else to do, but it certainly isn't an essential visit. Rooms are reconstructed as they might have been in the 19th century, and there are some interesting paintings including one of a young Marie Antoinette. Most interesting is the impressive library. There's... More

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Velika Gorica, Croatia
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23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

its nice to walk thru on a nice sunny day, they have some very nicely-kept gardens.. i like the fountain...

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London
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

very plesant grounds, well maintained gardens and the Palace visit was an experience that i would recommend everyone to take. It is a bit pricey and include the carriage/ coach museum which is also in the grounds. the library, containing a total of 90,000 books and the mirror room was well the worth the price of entry. There was also... More

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We visited this on a rainy day and spent the morning wandering the interesting rooms and learning the history of the family. All visitors have to wear slippers over their shoes to protect the floor which makes the atmosphere quiet and peaceful.

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