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Schloss Detmold

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Address: Rosental, 32756 Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 5231 70020

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Hidden Gem In Detmold

you can easily miss this place if you don't explore the town. we arrived just before 2 so we were able to go in. 4.50 entrance free is nothing. wearing slippers to scoot around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 June 2016
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Pakenham, Australia
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Pakenham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

you can easily miss this place if you don't explore the town. we arrived just before 2 so we were able to go in. 4.50 entrance free is nothing. wearing slippers to scoot around the floor was interesting and the rooms are kept in amazing condition. its all in German but they hand English tourists a guide basically. half the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

This beautiful castle is located right across from the historic Landestheater. It is surrounded by a pretty public park, where I go almost everyday with my pooch. It is a pretty hot meeting place for Detmold doggies.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We only were able to walk round the outside on our trip but it was very interesting none the less. When open fully I suspect well worth a visit.

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Detmold, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

I did the tour of the castle on my first visit. Unfortunately it isn't in English so you may want to visit with a German speaker but lots of fun. You get to wear slippers!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

The castle grounds are open and free for people to walk around the lawns, centrally situated. Delightful inside, with wall hangings and much vintage German stuff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

This castle is not that special from the outside but it's really beautiful on the inside and has quite some interesting tapestries.

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Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Detmold is absolutly a Town to visit,with nice old houses,the castle tour is higly recomended it is very Interesting and its worth seing it,

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Having visited Germany times and seen my share of castles after a while they get monotonous. This Castle, home of the family which ruled the Kingdom of Lippe for over 200 years does stand out. First of all, it is not huge. Of course, it's not tiny....after all it's a castle....created to intimidate the non-royals. The guided tour is in... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2013

just a stunning little town with amazing architecture, lots to do with the children, lots of sjops to visit and lots of history associated with the town. The local people are welcoming and adore well behaved children.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

This palace is more interesting than I had expected. Especially the gigantic tapestries are remarkably well preserved. The tour is well done. Be sure to ask questions, the tour guides are very knowledgeable and the most interesting material comes outside of the usual script.

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