Schloss Benrath, Dusseldorf

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Schloss Benrath and other Dusseldorf attractions using our handy Dusseldorf vacation planner .
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  • We visited the castle in December when the Christmas markets were on but the cold, fog and dark meant we saw nothing of the grounds and only toured the castle itself. This time we went especially to s...  more »
  • Here you can go cycling in the park for a walk, visit the Museum or a cup of coffee, strolling in the pedestrian street adjacent and much more, is worth a visit the castle in any case.
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  • A relaxed stroll through well-kept parks, also the Gebäudetteile of the palace complex are worth watching nice refreshments in the Café,
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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.

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