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The Rhineland Sights

Schloss Augustusburg

Updated 11/14/2013

Fodor's Review

This castle and the magnificent pleasure park that surrounds it were created in the time of Prince Clemens August, between 1725 and 1768. The palace contains one of the most famous achievements of rococo architecture, a staircase by Balthasar Neumann. The castle can be visited only on guided tours, which leave the reception area every hour or so. An English-language recorded tour is available.

Sight Information

Address:

Max-Ernst-Allee, Brühl, 50321, Germany

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Phone:

02232-44000

Sight Details:

  • €6
  • Feb.–Nov., Tues.–Fri. 9–noon and 1:30–4, weekends 10–5

Updated 11/14/2013

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