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Chateau of Belvedere (Schloss Belvedere), Weimar

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In 1724, Johann August Richter and Gottfried Heinrich Krohne designed the Chateau of Belvedere (Schloss Belvedere) as a pleasure house and summer residence for Duke Ernst August of Saxe-Weimar. In the gardens, updated in the English landscape style in 1811, elegant pavilions flank the chateau's entrance. The plaster-relief interior houses 18th-century porcelain, faïence, paintings, and furniture belonging to the art collections of Weimar. Stroll through the recently restored festive hall and silver salon, and journey back in time to the storied house parties of the mid-18th century. Take in the historical carriage collection and exhibits on hunting and garden culture in the times of Duke August, experiencing life as it was centuries ago. Pick up the audio guide included in the ticket price for more historical information. After your visit, stop at the nearby teashop for refreshments. With our world travel planner, Weimar attractions like Chateau of Belvedere (Schloss Belvedere) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • the small church times romantic, even something creepy - never miss ...aber also to other seasons.
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  • Its style is baroque. It has Orangery and red tower nestled into a wunderful landscape park with romantic influences.Also there are a lot of precious porcelain,faiences,glasses, 
  • We have visited this castle with a city tour of Belvedere, including personal leadership.
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  • Accessible by bike! it is an amazing road! Nice place to visit!
  • On a bicycle, take the path around the castle heading east and connects up to the Ilm river, a great ride.
  • Hi I have lived 20 years in this castle with my family. Better, one could not live as a child. MFG SIGMUND body
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  • We have looked at the Palace and the Orangery only from the outside. For this, we have made a great tour of the Park. It's worth! Despite full parking lot, one has its rest in this park and can move a few beautiful hours there.
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  • A nice place for the relax and enjoy. Great location for photo shoots of all kinds.
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