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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  • August 18, 2017
    I thought it was bigger visit and that the castle was oldest Nell together nice visit
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  • August 14, 2017
    The Wernigerode Castle is worth seeing in terms of history, the views over the city and the spaces (exhibition). We had particular luck because the Duckomenta there shows up-to-date. This was a happy coincidence as old Donaldist. Also, because the Lords of the castle's with humor managed to combine the old world and the alternative reality. A thank you for that. A successful day! Recommendation: The horse-drawn carriage to the castle using instead of the narrow-gauge railway.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Good to see from far away, this castle is one of the 5 most visited castles of Germany. To reach the Castle car or on foot, can be strengthened once Café is in the chic Castle, before you start to a tour. Forget at the end not the powder tower, and enjoy the beautiful views of Wernigerode and the Harz foreland.
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  • Very nice! The defences will interest him, and the frogs in the pond will interest her.
  • Beautiful old castle, great view over the city and the mountains.
  • Very nicely located castle. Worth visiting.
  • Fantastic castle with amazing views and history!
  • Beautiful castle with views. Staff is nice.

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