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Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz

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Address: Foerstergasse 26, 06785 Worlitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Phone Number: 493402164253
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A Garden Paradise

Wonderful landscaped gardens in a European style. Well worth a visit especially the 'gondola' trip on the lake complex. Said to be like Stourhead in Wiltshire!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael J
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful landscaped gardens in a European style. Well worth a visit especially the 'gondola' trip on the lake complex. Said to be like Stourhead in Wiltshire!

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW, from the grand, immaculately kept gardens, colourful waterlilies and impressive architecture spanning many periods, this slightly out of the way place is great for historians, families and all sorts of tourists. Explore the caves, the islands, the little church and more, what a wonderful way to spend half a day. Well recommended.

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Floral Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

we went for a tour of the grounds and gardens, which are really something, beautiful, serene, and well worth while were then offered either a tour of the interior or a 'row boat' ride [not self propelled] around the 'lake' this turned out to be the nicest part of the day, being rowed along the sights from the boat, the... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Lovely English style garden with winding canals and fascinating foot bridges. Great way to spend a warm afternoon just strolling the pathways and going on a "gondola" - really a comfortable oversized row boat- ride. The rower spoke very good English and gave a running narrative as we floated through the canals and lakes. Lovely but we did not leave... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the opportunity to visit this "kingdom" while on an Elbe River cruise. The gardens were wonderful. The buildings were great. The "gondola" boat was also worth a ride. Recommend others to visit when in the area.

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Appledore, Devon, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Situated in a very attractive town which is well worth a visit in its own right, the house, the country house of King Leopold 3rd and extensive grounds are a full day visit. The grounds are landscaped along the lines of of an English garden. The secret is to get into the house. You will have to arrange this through... More 

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is one of the finest landscape parks anywhere, the scale is amazing, nothing in England can match its size, it took as we know so many elements from the English style and worked them to a grand design involving major river alterations to use natural features to complement the numerous follies, the eye is constantly marvelling as a new... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Beautiful English-style park with many stunning views opening before you at the right time: you stand on the right place and then everything just clicks into place and voila, impression's there. Save yourself half a day to fully appreciate it. Parks are freely accessible throughout the day, even during night hours, but you need to pay entrance to get to... More 

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Clayton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first European landscaped park with English-style gardens and a castle fashioned after an English country home. The park is massive covering nearly 17 square miles and featuring lakes and canals as well as impressive trees, meandering footpaths and numerous bridges. Entrance to the park is free and one of the paid attractions... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The grounds with the various castles/houses, lakes, and gondola ride were beautiful. We could have spent much more time here if our schedule had allowed. There was so much to see. Beautiful!

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