Schloss Johannisburg, Aschaffenburg

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Constructed in the early 1600s overlooking the river Main, Schloss Johannisburg is made of the red sandstone typical to this area and is one of the best examples of Renaissance architecture in Germany. Heavily shelled during World War II, the castle was subsequently restored and opened to the public in 1964. Take the self-guided tour to see photos of the damage, learn about the castle's history, and visit the various collections housed within. Take a look at the unusual collection of cork models of ancient Roman buildings, including the Coliseum and the gallery of paintings by Bavarian artists, or enjoy a glass of wine by a palace window. The surrounding gardens also provide a nice place to relax after your visit. Plan your Schloss Johannisburg visit and explore what else you can see and do in Aschaffenburg using our Aschaffenburg journey builder website .
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  • Very well preserved and impressive castle with a walk-in courtyard. The plant was built in the style of the Renaissance of red sandstone. From there, it has also offers views of the river and within walking distance you will reach the Pompejanum.
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  • Varied Park with flowerbeds, fountains, statues, beautiful Ausblicken.Mit a little patience can you on warm days on the parapet wall lizard watch. Via stairs to the main promenade down and there back brought new perspectives to the Castle
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  • There is a museum attached to the castle grounds. It has a lot of collections of different kinds. But very little explanations in English and hence found it difficult top appreciate. Very nice replica...  more »
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  • Like many other of German castles, it has been taking good care and remaining good condition. I found vegetarian garden on the extent side walk to garden. Even though the garden is boring but I could have a view over Main river.
  • Pretty castle, one of the touristic highlights of this town. There's a castle tour you can take and a restaurant you can visit. Once you're done, stroll along the castle towards the Pompejanum and visit it as well as the adjoining gardens, they're beautiful.
  • One Of the verry few preserved medieval castles, because it was not destroyed during the 30 years war.
  • Very nice and quite place. Beautiful location and scenery due to river.
  • It has the best combination of architectural view.

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