Castle Marienburg, Pattensen b Hannover

A fairy tale setting come to life, Castle Marienburg rises above a landscape of rolling hills in the lush valley of the Leine River. Once a royal summer residence, the castle was originally a gift from King George V of Hanover to his wife, Queen Marie (hence the name). Today, the majestic castle is considered one of the finest examples of neo-Gothic architecture in the country. Parts of the castle are open to the public, such as the on-site museum, restaurant, and chapel. Explore the interior on a guided tour, which provides a rare chance to see what life at a royal court used to be like. You can also visit the official website for information about upcoming concerts, exhibitions, and other special events. Plan to visit Castle Marienburg and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Pattensen b Hannover attractions using our Pattensen b Hannover tour itinerary planner.
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  • loved the history of this castle and the connections to the british royal family... very interesting... guided tours only which for me was a down side... and only german speaking tourguides.. so hard ...  more »
  • A nice visit to this impressive castle. The structure is well kept and tha-e audioguide gives you the possibility of enjoying a tour of the castle even if you don't understand German. Loads of activit...  more »
  • You must already like the mix of styles in this castle built around 1840, anyway, the Tudors also left traces. Due to its secluded location undamaged and easy to reach. It is worth the detour. Attention in the courtyard is the beer warm tapped... prefer no drink...
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  • Very beautiful but expensive. They don't let anyone just wander around and you have to go by the guided tour which is very disappointing. No photographing inside, but there is a huge lovely forest to wander about. So all in all fun if you're in the area, great for an outdoors day, not the best Castle to a History buff
  • A very cool place in Lower Saxony! Absolutely worth visiting! The only one thing I didn´t like - no fotos inside are allowed :(
  • I love this place I lived for four years about 10km away. If your in the area please pay it a visit.
  • This is one of the most beautiful castle in Germany, which is used as a banner picture of German embassy website in Vietnam.
  • Very cool old Castle. You have to take the tour if you want to see inside,. It they don't show you a lot of it for some reason.

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