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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. Plan to visit Royal Palace of Godollo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Godollo attractions using our Godollo tour planner.
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  • I am not sure if you have to see the interior of the castle. Quite boring and let's say nothing spiritual. However the building itself as well as a big park and great coffee in the coffee shop worth p...  more »
  • A visit to there family home of Sissi baroque castle which has been well restored in the nineteenth century the young girl who was our guide spoke a perfect french and gave us gave a lot of information about the Castle, its history and the different personalities who have occupied about 30 minutes from Budapest
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  • To get there you have to take the Red underground line and get off at the last stop direction ors vezer Tere. From here you take a green train suburban rail is quite dated H8. be careful because we were told the weekly ticket covered the stretch but not so ... it does not matter the ticket they do train a controller rises and falls at each station because the coaches are not interconnected. After numerous stops to our station — it takes about 1 hour Ter...il Godollo Szabadsag ... including trafficking metro. Opening hours are from 10.00 hours and the cost is 2500 huf SI quiere l audio guide are other 800 huf translated with local accent. ... What about ... I personally didn't find it all that much ... no picture can do except esterni...la Palace Gardens is beautiful, inside usual things from China chairs etc etc the gardens I found them really simple nothing that actually say that to say I saw it I was ok but if I had to do it again I would certainly not ...
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