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Attractive palace’

We visited Detmold on our way to Lemgo and unfortunately didn’t have the time to take a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
Hidden Gem In Detmold

you can easily miss this place if you don't explore the town. we arrived just before 2 so we were... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
EmineNc3
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Pakenham, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We visited Detmold on our way to Lemgo and unfortunately didn’t have the time to take a guided tour of this palace, which is prettily set in a wooden garden. After Schloss Neuhaus in Paderborn we were eager to see more examples of the so-called...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

An interesting tour for everyone to really understand how life really was on these castles. The furniture is in place and in very good condition, a few rooms show some surprisingly rich wood work, there are some nice big tapestries from 18th century. When visiting,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Yes, I stood there waiting for the tour... and at the end I was all alone. The guide gave me a private tour: sightseeing of some 'peculiar places'. Thank you my guide... but even for all of you: take the tour, it really's worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

you can easily miss this place if you don't explore the town. we arrived just before 2 so we were able to go in. 4.50 entrance free is nothing. wearing slippers to scoot around the floor was interesting and the rooms are kept in amazing...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank EmineNc3
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This beautiful castle is located right across from the historic Landestheater. It is surrounded by a pretty public park, where I go almost everyday with my pooch. It is a pretty hot meeting place for Detmold doggies.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

We only were able to walk round the outside on our trip but it was very interesting none the less. When open fully I suspect well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

I did the tour of the castle on my first visit. Unfortunately it isn't in English so you may want to visit with a German speaker but lots of fun. You get to wear slippers!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank PrincessaWombi
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The castle grounds are open and free for people to walk around the lawns, centrally situated. Delightful inside, with wall hangings and much vintage German stuff.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank valerie w
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This castle is not that special from the outside but it's really beautiful on the inside and has quite some interesting tapestries.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Alfyiav
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Detmold is absolutly a Town to visit,with nice old houses,the castle tour is higly recomended it is very Interesting and its worth seing it,

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank marjolein567
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