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lovely "little" castle

A beautiful little castle, or stately mansion as you will, in the center of Bayreuth. The most... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Paris, France
Versailles light

A large, sumptuous if somewhat cold castle, if only because )the original furniture has all been... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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Ludwigstrasse, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
+49 921 7596921
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

A beautiful little castle, or stately mansion as you will, in the center of Bayreuth. The most beautiful part is the ground floor, the Italian wing, with light and airy stucco decoration, and my favorite putti of all the castles of Bavaria that I saw:...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

A large, sumptuous if somewhat cold castle, if only because )the original furniture has all been lost. Don’t miss the Italian wing. You need a guided tour (included with admission, but in German; there is a booklet you can borrow with English text). The stucco...More

Thank rgl201
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A very nice park, a nice walk (wheelchair ok) and a nicely maintained ancient park and buildings. Great architecture.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Having visited many historic palaces and houses , I was pleasantly surprised by the interiors in this palace , the beautiful rooms in the small palace were amazing especially the room painted to look as though it was made of porcelain. The palm room was...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting and beautiful old palace that captures the wonderful Bavarian Rococo period. Unfortunately, at this time of year only German speaking tours were available. They give us English speakers a short accompanying booklet, but you are aware you are getting only a...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

There are tours in English at certain times. The tour isnt very long as the public areas arent too big but its enjoyable. Beautiful rooms. Lovely gardens which are free. There is also a museum for free but is only in German. Palace tour is...More

Thank JJCC_10
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't go inside the schloss, but the park was great. Really well kept and clean, with nice flowers.

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

breathtaking interiors with japans and chinese style boudoirs, and palmensaal. the Italian part of the building only guided tours.

Thank 473carl
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We walked through the museum but the descriptions of the different booths were in German. We still enjoyed walking around the New Palace but did not go into the section of the museum that required admission.

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Following a fire in the previous residence (now called the “Old Castle”), this one was built in 1753. It contains especially extraordinary examples of gilded stucco on the walls and ceilings. Notes: * The Neue Residenz is protected by the Bavarian Department of State-owned Palaces,...More

Thank Davis F
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