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Schloss Bruchsal

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Address: Schlossraum 4, 76646 Bruchsal, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 4907251742770
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Unexpected beauty

We went to a Chris de Burgh concert in the grounds of the Schloss which was amazing. The views of the Schloss from both the front and back are stunning - very reminiscent of some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a Chris de Burgh concert in the grounds of the Schloss which was amazing. The views of the Schloss from both the front and back are stunning - very reminiscent of some Russian palaces. The gardens are also beautiful and well worth strolling through at your leisure.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many come from all over Germany and abroad to visit this baroque castle and the Balthasar Neumann Treppe (Staircase) is unique and one of a kind. The park behind the castle is perfect for a stroll around in nature.

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Thank Fabian K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice looking castle. Was not open during visit. Good time to visit before christmas when there is happenings around castle. Easy to walk from city center.

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Weinheim, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I live near Heidelberg and was looking for another palace or castle to visit on my days off. Bruchsal is a short drive from Heidelberg, and once you get into the old part of the city, you are privy to beautiful Baroque-style houses and buildings that, according to my German boyfriend, date back to Napoleon's era. Old Bruchsal is a... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We drove especially to Bruchsal to see the palace and we were very dissapointed that you can hardly see anything related to a palace, except 2 rooms which are nicely decorated but besides that nothing, no furniture, no ornaments, no explanations absolutely nothing. They do havea nice music box exhibition which is interesting but I am not sure if we... More 

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Bruchsal, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Place of interest in context to similar historical buildings in the region, for example: Heidelberg, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Rastatt. This castle was complete destroyed in the world war II, the reconstruction to be effected originally. Actual, Museum for historical musicboxes and antique furnitures. For architects of interst: famous staircase.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We knew that the Castle was an architectural gem and that its garden a thing of beauty. What we had not anticipated was the love and enthusiasm of the staff for THEIR castle. The staff will approach you and volunteer their knowledge. Such wonderful guides we have encountered only in Britain's National Trust Properties. As a result, we purchased several... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Brilliant Musikautomaten Museum. This has been my second visit and will not be my last! Beautiful Location in Schloss Bruchsal.

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Harpenden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

On our visit on the last day of July there was hardly anything else there which was a great shame as this phenomenal restoration of a baroque palace after second world war damage deserves a bigger audience. Still unlike Versailles you can actually see everything without the i-goons in the way. And there's a brilliant museum of musical automata.

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Soenderborg, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I have been at Bruchsal Schloss today, and the staircase was indeed very nice. But as foreign visitors we have been requested to pay 17,50 euro instead og the 15 advertised on the Palace website. Also, the brochure from our hotel advertised with the the automatic music boxes, where some of them can be operated by vistors, and when we... More 

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