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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Wernigerode Castle and many more Wernigerode attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Wernigerode vacation planner.
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  • We could reach the castle within walking distance. The view from the Castle forecourt of the Valley is terrific - when the weather would you stay preferably outside. We were the first visitors a day--in the low season. Around €7.00 / p., impressive insights into the past are guaranteed. 2 tours with very much information about the century "can work from ancient history, you relax in an hour' / could. It is worth!
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  • Can be reached on foot from the city centre in half an hour. The last meters are little steep, but the way is securely fastened to the top. We were not in the Castle, but overlook Werningerode worth the ' Ascension to. Definitely recommended.
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  • Quedlinburg is very small town, more than 100 km of Köthen. When you visit the Quedlinburg station looks first old and beautiful over a river. In this city you can walk go, photograph, and breathe easy in/out. You should buy a postcard reminder. The most important thing you want to the Castle drive. Beautiful when you can get an overview of the city. One day there is enough, with family or friends!
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  • Wonderful castle andvery cheap entry fee compared with what this plave has to offer in terms of valuable historical heritage or as a spot to view the panoramic views of around the castle.
  • Awesome castle to look at and walk around in... Also a few nice rw
  • Nice but small.
  • Lovely castle in Harz region in Germany
  • Phenomenal castle!! Do not skip this one. It's one of the top 5 in Germany. English guide is available. Restorations are perfect, beautiful, artistic work. A long history of Germany is here. Must see.