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Japanisches Palais

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On the Neustadt riverbank

It seems like this building could be better utilised, instead it's like they're throwing some... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2016
Frankfurt, Germany
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Great Building, Underutilized

This seems to be a great building in search of a purpose. There were only two exhibits here when I... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2014
Edward B
Sarasota, Florida
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  • Terrible8%
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“Relaxing and thought provoking”
1 week ago
“Waste of beautiful building.”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Museum no longer displays the exhibits advertised on the website. Those interested in architecture have plenty to look at - although despite the name the Palace is definately European in concept and design! Currently the emphasis is on Eco issues with the question of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WonderingStarlet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandered in not knowing what it was, walked through and left non the wiser. No information in English, some random 'art' exhibit (dead trees). Centre court, which could be a fantastic space was used as a cafe. Pink deckchairs and pilate bslls strewn about. Some...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

It seems like this building could be better utilised, instead it's like they're throwing some random temporary exhibitions in. The garden is nice, especially the view over the Old Town.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Rockmantic
Reviewed September 26, 2015

Was conned into paying 3 euros to go into a special exhibition on dinosaurs which I have no interest in. The free part was a collection of photos of Venice in World War I. I just didn't understand the point- if I wanted to know...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank B T
Reviewed October 15, 2014

This seems to be a great building in search of a purpose. There were only two exhibits here when I visited: an Islamic tissue collection with an interesting Damascus room and a show on the history of the earth. Most of the building was empty....More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Edward B
Reviewed April 10, 2014

We didn't go inside, there is a lot changing right now, but the gardens around it are amazing! Worth crossing the bridge.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Hammertimede
Reviewed September 25, 2013

The exhibitions are nice an interesting, but paying 3 euros to see just an small room with the tapestries and then another 6 euros to see another very small collection? Is not worthy. We made sure that there were no other rooms available. With that...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

At the first place I wanted to visit this Palace because it was bought bz August the Strong for his porcelain collection. It is a piece of architecture from hs time. First we went to seen the part where is the etnographical museum and saw...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Jana46
Reviewed August 21, 2012

The Japanese Palace is a large palace that has curved roofs that may resemble Japanese architecture to some, but really has Baroque architecture. The building was started in 1714 and enlarged between 1723 and 1733. Among the architects who worked on it were M.D. Poppelman,...More

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank BennyMalaga
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