Royal Palace of Godollo, Godollo

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Delve into the fascinating life story of the Duchess Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, better known as Sissi and spouse of Franz Josef I, Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, at Royal Palace of Godollo. The Baroque castle, Sissi's summer residence, was originally built in 1735, and has had a colorful history. It was looted during World War II, used as a Soviet bunker during the period of occupation, and later repurposed into a home for the elderly. Notice the careful restoration that has occurred recently to restore it to its former glory. Walk through the 26 rooms open to the public and the 31 galleries displaying personal belongings, as well as the Royal Suites, the Ceremonial Hall, and the gardens. For an extra fee, you can visit the theater, the stables, and an exhibit about horsemanship in Hungary. Put Royal Palace of Godollo into our Godollo online trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Godollo.
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  • Wonderful residence built by the secret counsel of Maria Theresa of Austria as a summer residence (the same family that built the Palace now seat of the President of the Slovak Republic in Bratislava ...) Sissi, Empress of Austria became the summer residence and Queen of Hungary. Transformed into military barracks after the Russian occupation, unfortunately turned into hospice, but ... Finally restored perfectly as it was at first. I would recommend getting the audioguide in Italian, there are several rooms to see and discover with display cabinets, objects, photos, paintings etc. There is a beautiful park and stables, which noiper reasons of time we could not see. Can be easily reached from Budapest with trenino's Communist period 60 years which stops right in front.
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  • A wonderful castle with original or blend furniture. The group tour to EUR 8 very cheap, interesting, informative and you can tell the pride of Hungary that Gödöllö favorite Castle was your Queen. The Christmas market, without admission, is small but fine.
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  • Compared to the domestic conditions, a beautifully arranged an exhibition, it is understandable. The schedules and the témavezetés was very thoughtful, so may be processed without the audio guide was in sight. Arpi, the fate of the Castle up to date. My daughter attended a birthday party at the Castle, until we were walking in with my girlfriend. About 4 hours "exalted" in the program, and we are really eager to return. The rich and varied entertainment provided múzeumpedagógus for them.
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  • Gödöllő castle, one of Queen's Elizabeth favorite places. You may all know her as Sissi. Seeing it, I can understand now why she loved this place so much. It is a peaceful and quiet place, enchanting and beautiful. I could sit here all day long. A part of the castel is not fully renovated. During the two world wars the castle has suffered damages. The old wing that is not yet repaired, gives the "once upon a time" felling and the sadness of a palace in it's former glory. The years that have passed, have set their print on the castle's walls. This wing of the castle is guarded by an old Austrian Oak, standing straight like a true soldier, majestic and yet nostalgic.
  • I visited the palace a few years back but since then it improved a lot. The staff was very helpful, even organized for us where and when to go (there are some places which you can only visit with a guide). The castle itself is really nice and interesting, with a beautiful garden where you can have a nice picninc or take nice walks.
  • Not very exciting but quite big, no pics allowed (not that I was that eager to take them). A nice garden, though.
  • Such a beautiful place. So much history. The grounds are so beautiful! A must see place to go.
  • Stunningly beautiful and lots of history. Get an audio guide! My favorite part was learning the history of the royal family. Also the café was great and the floor is strewn with ammonoidea fossils!

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