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Castello Grassalkovich di Godollo

Szabadsag ter 1, Godollo 2100, Hungary
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Godollo, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is a plce that everybody shoud visit if they are near to gödöllő. A beautifull palace with a gorgeous park with a lot of nice plants. Could be a good program for the whole family.

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Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Godollo palace is very small compared to the other palaces Sisi lived in but it does have an appeal of its own. Plus, you felt you could have lived in it.. it wasn't so ott or huge that it felt impersonal/just for show like so many of the larger palaces you see. It was easy to imagine the family... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

So, this family owns two palaces and a whole lot of land, and poor queen Sisi had a rough life? Please... Good for a short visit, but if you see their palace in Vienna, this one is no big deal. Audio guide is extensive and well done for English. Coffe shop has strong coffee, thank god! Clean bathrooms on the... More

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wetherby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A beautiful palace well worth a visit. We took an escorted tour from Budapest which was excellent as we were told which room was what. A very lovely place a favourite of Sisi

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Godollo, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Step back in time to the the height of the Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy. The building even coined an architectural name: Gödöllö Baroque. The palace was originally built by a leading member of the Austro-Hungarian nobility, Count Grassalkovich (whose equally splendidly restored palace in Bratislava is now home to the President of Slovakia, and thus sadly not open to the public).... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Gödöllö Royal Palace is the largest Baroque castle in Hungary, between 1867 and 1918 provide them to Francis Joseph and Queen Elisabeth as a royal resort.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Gödöllö was given to Elizabeth and Franz-Joseph when they became queen & king of Hungary on top of their titles in Austria. Being a smaller residence than Schönbrünn, legend has it that Elizabeth was happier in G. G has been intensely restored in the 80s and now is a joy to visit - even open on January 1st. The visit... More

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

In order to reach this Royal Castle, unless you drive a car, the best way is to take the subway Nº 2 (red line) to the end station (Örs Vezér tere), cross to the local electric train (HÉV) and take it to Gödöllö. There are 4 stations in this city, get off on the second (Szabadság-tér) and just across ther... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to the lavish and well kept house. Reminded me of Chatsworth in England. Well worth a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The Royal Castle of Godollo.Is a Baroque Castle built by Antal Grassalkovich and it was the preffered place to rest of Queen Isabel (Sisi) during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. El Castillo Real de Godollo.Es un Castillo Barroco construido por Antal Grassalkovich y era el lugar preferido de reposo de la Reina Isabel (Sisi) durante la epoca de la Monarquia Austro-Hungara.

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