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Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage)

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Wear your walking shoes

We enjoyed our visit to the Schloss. The tour of the main building was fascinating. The guide... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Naples, Florida
Well spent time

We visited the city for the opera but saw this around and visited too, it was a good surprise and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Nuremberg, Germany
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Eremitage 4, 95448, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We enjoyed our visit to the Schloss. The tour of the main building was fascinating. The guide really brought the place alive. It's full of allegorical art of the "good" daughter or wife being dutiful and obedient. (Wilhemine obviously believed that she was married off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the city for the opera but saw this around and visited too, it was a good surprise and there is other attractions in the same park, listed here too, so go to the area enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

One of the things you should visit while in town! Beautiful palace and gardens - great place to spend some hours on a sunny day...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank izif_37
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Eremitage garden is very beautiful, and perfect for a leisurely stroll. The park is a combination of strictly planned and well-tended natural. There are various follies, man-made grottoes, pagodas, and in particular beautiful waterworks around the garden. The palace is also beautiful, and very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jaakko S
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful place and really worth the visit. We also had a very interesting guided tour of the castle.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank eleonoredug
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had coffee and excellent cakes here and wandered in the stunning gardens for a while. The fountains are beautiful, they run for a few minutes at the top of the hour. It's well worth the wait, especially on a hot day.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ingrid C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A very nice park, a nice walk (wheelchair ok) and a nicely maintained ancient park and buildings. Great architecture.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

If you want to visit a castle with Baroque elements you should visit it!It is beautifuly surrounded by gardens ,water,and well preserved.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This was the summer residence associated more with Margravine Wilhelmine than her husband as in 1735 she extended what her husband had already created and made it into a must see place, although in her time it was a private residence. If you can, allow...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Clive R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited in winter, a lot of the statues and fountains were covered but it was still stunning. I imagine that in a few months the gardens and parklands would be wonderful. It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank cmbreuer2016
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30 June 2017|
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During the winter 9am-6pm. But in the Summer it opens earlier and closes later.
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