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Augustiner-Chorherrenstift Herrenchiemsee (Altes Schloss)

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Visited this premises whilst on the island

Interesting place although more info could be provided in english on the displays. These premises... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Exter paintings well worth seeing

I had never heard of Exter before visiting Hereninsel. There is a large collection of his work in... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Rosemary W
Chester, United Kingdom
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Herrenchiemsee, 83209, Herreninsel, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting place although more info could be provided in english on the displays. These premises were used after WW2 to sort out the government of the then West Germany. Intetrsting modern history.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of Exter before visiting Hereninsel. There is a large collection of his work in the old castle/monestery. It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Tour the monastery if you have about 45 minutes before your tour of the castle. The special exhibit was beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

If you've driven to Chiemse Lake, took the Ferry (Schifffahrt) at Prien Am Chiemse to the 1st island to visit King Ludwig II Herrenchiemsee Palace, Then it would be a pity to limit yourself just to the Palace. The island itself is beautiful and if...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Not a place I enjoyed too much. Not very well marked. We raced through as we had 45 mins before the castle tour so we didnt get an audio guide. Lots of artwork here, but again, not my favourite pasttime. Some beautiful rooms inside- 1...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Par of the King Ludwig II Herrenchiemsee tour. Many people bypass this and head straight for the Palace. It was where the Monks lived on the island and where Ludwig resided while the Palace was being built . Worth the time to see while on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Brent O
Reviewed 2 March 2017

On Oct. 31st 2016, I visited the island because of Herrenchiemsee palace, as I was visiting King Ludwig II's famous castles (Neuschwanstein, Linderhof, Herrenchiemsee). The ticket for a guided visit of the palace also includes entry to the King Ludwig II museum (attached to the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SaschaRai
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My advice is to visit the monastery before the palace, otherwise you will be disappointed by it. The things I found interesting were a room were Ludwig II stayed and a very decorated room. I entered without a guided tour - im not sure if...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Included with the Schloss herrenchiemsee ticket but barely with the walkthrough. Displays aren't really related to the monastery

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Janhuss
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I didn't go into the monastery museum but walked the grounds and was amazed at the beauty. The small chapel dates to the 15 century and was amazing inside and out.

Date of experience: August 2015
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