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Schloss Augustusburg

Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Bruhl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2232 44000
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Smaller friendly Versailles

This palace is beautiful . There are 3 elements to this attraction including the main palace... read more

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laj2e7
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Orlando, Florida
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For Rokoko lovers or megalomans' researchers.

The Schloss is remarkable. Gives a great opportunity to understand the never-satisfied need for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Bruhl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed today via mobile

This palace is beautiful . There are 3 elements to this attraction including the main palace , hunting lodge and gardens . The house tour was very well done . There was a clear script but the guide answered all our questions . The hunting...More

Thank laj2e7
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Schloss is remarkable. Gives a great opportunity to understand the never-satisfied need for power and fame. Very rich Rokoko style. Too rich! But fascinating to observe how many ways one can take in order to idealize and praise his family status and his Power...More

Thank zviamely
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful castle and very nice garden where you can see the importance of symetry in this kind of design and architecture. The rooms are very well kept and richly ornated. The guided tour was short and lively. You can NOT take pictures inside the castle...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We loved the tour. The Schloss gives an individual a perspective of the times and culture of the elite. While toned down from some of the arch bishops places, it is worth a visit.

Thank Senioronabudget
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is well worth visiting if you are in Cologne. For perspective, prior to German unification, while the German Federal Capitol was Bonn, Schloss Augustusburg was where most of the receptions and state dinners for visiting heads of state were held. The building is incredibly...More

Thank LKGates
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a fairly easy thing to do/see from Cologne. This was perfect. It was a short train ride to Bruhl and a short walk to the palace. We paid for a tour of both the palace and the hunting lodge. Yes,...More

Thank Aimee C
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

As soon as you enter the palace you will be impressed with the magnificience of the whole structure. The walls, floors, and staircase are beyond words. This is a must see. We had an English speaking guide that went over time because she had so...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a short train ride from Cologne and is definitely worth the visit. The palace is directly in front of the station so is extremely easy to find. The palace and its grounds are lovely. They offer tours of the palace. The day I went...More

Thank Samanthajones_83
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

So you are required to take a guided tour (in German). You get an audio guide but the actual guide spoke much more about things in each room - very frustrating not getting the whole story! Also I photos allowed

1  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a great tour of this palace and the hunting palace. Our tour guide shared lots about the palace, and lots about what we saw in each and every room. It was impressive to know and understand how they lived so many years ago....More

Thank williamrE6870OT
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We did a Rhine cruise with Viking last June & did the walking tour of Cologne in the morning & the Bruhl palaces in the afternoon on the extra tour. We enjoyed the Cologne walking tour but could have probably done with a... More
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