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Schloss Benrath, Dusseldorf

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Castle Historic Site
You'll feel like you've entered a forest in the middle of the city at Schloss Benrath, a UNESCO-recognized Baroque pleasure palace that dates back to 1755. Architect Nicolas de Pigage built it for Elector Palatine Carl Theodor. The main building's museum offers guided tours. The surrounding gardens integrate well with the palace, creating a singular work of art. The city's tramway will take you here easily. A visit to Schloss Benrath represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dusseldorf itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • We travelled 40 mins each way, arriving at 12 noon on Thursday 18 May only to be greeted at the gift shop section by an attendant who told us you can go into the palace on a guided tour - the next one...  more »
  • The palace was closed, so I couldn't get inside, but the gardens are SO AMAZING! There is also a lake in front of the palace and a snack bar if you wanna get something to eat/drink - I recommend the h...  more »
  • Don't come to this place expecting a medieval-style castle a la Warwick or Conwy or anything like that, this is more a stately home in the style of a French palace. That said, it's a stunning place an...  more »
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  • Beautiful garden and we'll maintained palace. Very good connection via public transport too
  • Krasny zamek i park romanticka prochazka odpocinek relax
  • A nice palace with 2 museums beside (a wildlife museum and civilisation museum). Behind there is a beautiful park that you can walk with dogs. Guided tour provided in english. Was there for the guided tour and the lady was very nice and informative.
  • Beautiful garden. Good place to hand around for two to three hours
  • The palace is absolutely beautiful and a great experience to walk through. It also has a big park behind it, that would make a great walk.