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Residenzschloss Arolsen, Bad Arolsen

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  • Schloss Arolsen is an 18th-century castle in Baroque style. The Castle served as the residence of the family until 1918 Waldeck-Pyrmont. In 1858 was Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen and Regent our later born. At the beginning of the 18th century, the old Schloss Arolsen replaced by a current Baroque lust slot. The main building was completed in 1728. The construction of the Castle gave the Principality of Waldeck-Pyrmont excessive. After joining the German Confederation the debts ran so high, that the Principality of allied with Prussia in 1867, with which the Principality of lost most of its independence. In 1918, the last frost. The castle was taken over by the municipality; the Royal family got the usufruct of a part of it. The castle was designed as a museum and library. A not-to-be-bezichtenen part is inhabited by the descendants. Tours can be done only with a guide. Photography prohibited. Stupid! They are missing so much free publicity on social media for example.
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  • The tour gives a nice impression of how one lived in the lock. Whichever room you visit, the one is already beautiful than another the Guide did her very best every time the explanation oo, in Dutch, which we appreciated of course.
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  • I was not to close to this castle but saw it from far in the past. Having seen this castle in tha past made me do a detour and it was worth ever minute of the detour. Guide was great, open for questio...  read more »
  • We had a private tour in this marvelous palace. It is well preserved. Recommended.
  • Culturally interesting bus parking available
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  • The castle in Bad Arolsen is very nice. The historic baroque town centre is worth a visit.
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  • A very beautiful castle. The castle is also available in Dutch language guide.
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  • Location with a beautiful park. In the Castle you will find ... the effigy of King Jan III Sobieski-that it has worked militarily with straight Valdeków
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