Festetics Palace, Keszthely

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Zala County
Learn about the aristocratic lifestyle of the 18th and 19th centuries at Festetics Palace. This Baroque palace houses 18 original or reconstructed rooms, an aristocratic private library, and a stable block with a collection of coaches and carriages. The rooms' interior design has remained intact since the 1880s. Stop at one of the most significant areas in the palace, the oak staircase, to see the original family portrait gallery. The palace also features a hunting museum with one of Europe's largest model railway exhibits. A naturalistic landscape park in the English fashion surrounds the palace. Take a look at our Keszthely trip itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Festetics Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • When the cashier told me that our tickets are ("every exhibition is also a") for 2 days, almost kinevettük, and then we realized that there are plenty of attractions for 2 days. Unfortunately, we could not have foreseen this, so really only végigrohantunk in some places, but it is almost 4 hours we spent here. Very nice place, and in the summer, when it bursts into the park, you find much more beautiful. Mainly, because I think the adults recommend little ones here up to the vasútmodell exhibition of interest.
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  • This 18 century castle is obliged to Soviet intelligence officer who defended the Castle from looting during the liberation. As a result, one can still admire the Honorable House, Gelikona library and its thousands of volumes, period furniture and lovely collection of weapons. Strolling through the garden, stop at the castle terrace and enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Balaton.
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  • Beautiful building with Park, you should also visit inside. Many museums and transitional exhibitions to see, can choose various combinations of entry ticket according to what you want to visit. Don't miss the stage at bar style with a wonderful exhibition of over 200 vintage watches.
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