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A real gem, and real rude tourist guide.

The castel itself is a gem by Schinkel. The interiors are very remarkable, the statues and... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
thevisitor87
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Berlin, Germany
A must for Humboldt fans

The natural surrounding, the castle itself with its famous architecture and the guided tour through... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Ohlen
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Munich
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15 May 2018
“A real gem, and real rude tourist guide.”
26 Dec 2016
“A must for Humboldt fans”
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The castel itself is a gem by Schinkel. The interiors are very remarkable, the statues and furniture exquisit, and the surrounding park is very beautiful. BUT do not espect them to be welcoming. No signs to take you to the castel, not a real ticket...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank thevisitor87
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The natural surrounding, the castle itself with its famous architecture and the guided tour through the castle by the descendants of the Humboldt family (still living there) is an extraordinary experience!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Ohlen
Reviewed 9 January 2016

In this book you will be immersed in the universe of of Humboldt's mind that connected all aspect of nature, from the planets to groundworms, including the enormous diversity of plants, animals and cosmos. He created 'environmentalism'; Darwin and Muir stood on his shoulders..

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Micamm
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Do your homework before you arrive. Read about the von Humboldt brothers, about their contributions to the establishment of the strain of enlightened engagement with the wider world and of acceptance (no; not tolerance; acceptance) of its riches, based in classical learning, that although in...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Koermendi
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We found Schloss Tegel to be WAY over priced and uninteresting. Very few rooms were shown and those that were had very little in them. We paid much less than the 10 Euros for many far more interesting and beautiful Sights. The tour is only...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Schloss Tegel (Tegel Castle, also known as Humboldt Castle) is a gem in the north of Berlin. The castle embodies the best of German neo-classicism: Humboldt, Schinkel, Rauch… you name it! Both Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt grew up here. There is a 400-year old...More

Date of experience: July 2012
5  Thank Decatur2228
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