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Schloss Augustusburg

Address: Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Bruhl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 22 32 / 44 000
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Bruhl
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Perth, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful must see, and the gardens, just beautiful. No words can describe how amazing it is especially inside oh my god it was jaw dropping ! There was nothing I didn't love!

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

i like this castle, take a walk , nice , fresh natural, i like walking, and natural view. You may come with familys or alone. is not far ,can said in front of the station, i took train from cologne, less than 30mins, u can get here from cologne, if i not mistaken. goto the web site , u know... More 

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North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This palace is beautiful! Down side is no pictures allowed inside the palace. Upside tours can be done in English. Guide was vary knowledgeable.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A baroque stately residence large enough to impress, small enough not to overwhelm. Extensive garden and parkland. Very pleasant walk to the lovely little hunting lodge, Falkenlust.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We visited Augustusburg late in the afternoon when the sun was low, so we got to see the schloss glowing in the twilight. It looked amazing and highlighted the architectural features of the building/s. The gardens are impressive, although all the water features in the main garden had been emptied for the winter. We particularly like the formal garden with... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This palace was the destination of our Sunday trip and it was great choice. The palace isn't really big but it's charming. The stuff is professional and it's possible to rent audio guide with around 10 different langues. The sightseeing takes around 1 h and as a student, it costs 5 euro (with audio guide). Strongly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you have the time to go to Bruhl, I would definitely go for a visit. Seeing this was defiantly one of the highlights of my trip to Bonn and Cologne. To see the castle, you need to be escorted around as part of a tour and the tour is only in German. Fortunately they have an audio guide in... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Its half a kilometre walk fron Bruhl Mitte tram station. The walk through typicall German Countryside village atmosphere with sunday street market was very enjoyable. You cannot get a better feel of local culture. This was advantage of taking tram. Had we come via road, we would have missed the street market. The tourist information centre was extremly helpful and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The palace itself is really quite impressive. The grounds are also beautiful. It is like a smaller more manageable version of Versailles. Definitely worth visiting if in the Bonn/Cologne area. However, the English language tour is not well coordinated. The recordings are often much longer and/ore shorter than the German descriptions and guide (who was rather surly about having non-German... More 

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Motherwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Wet morning in Cologne brightened up by lunchtime. Used the Koln Welcome card to take the S-bahn to Bruhl Mitte followed by a 600 metre walk to the Schloss. Boy - was it worth it. Beautiful location with extensive gardens leading to Falkenlust hunting lodge. Take a tip - do what the locals do on a Sunday - go for... More 

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