Wernigerode Castle, Wernigerode

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One of the most popular castle destinations in Saxony-Anhalt, Wernigerode Castle was built into a slope in 1213. In the 18th century, Count Christian Ernest had the castle renovated in the Baroque style that you see today. More renovations in the 19th century added the romantic touch that makes the castle seem as if it arose from the pages of a fairytale. The interior courtyard comes to life during the Christmas season with activities and events happening every hour. These include storytelling, minstrels, reenactments, and a Christmas market. The castle museum is open throughout the year and often hosts conferences, weddings, and events because of its beautiful interior architecture. Add Wernigerode Castle to your Wernigerode travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Wernigerode road trip planning tool .
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  • The castle is really worth seeing! The staff in the shop very nice! We have taken the lead - was very interesting. Unfortunately you'd chased through the rooms and the guide was very monotonous. He has memorized his lines perfectly! I bet, there is every comma always at the same place... But: again!
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  • If in Wernigerode/environment to visit this is a must-see/trip. With the narrow-gauge railway from City Hall on the Hill to walk up and then down again.
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  • We really liked the Castle! The guide was really interesting. Because the weather was sunny, the castle was a great backdrop! We like to come back!
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  • fairy tale castle ..beautiful
  • Short but steep hike from the city center. Good views of the city.
  • Beautiful exterior, beautiful interior, and a delightful overlook.
  • A nice castle above the city. There is a nice panoramic view from here.
  • Great view from the top.
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