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The Rhineland Sights

Poppelsdorfer Schloss (Poppelsdorf Palace)

  • Meckenheimer Allee 171 Map It
  • Bonn
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 11/14/2013

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This former electors' palace, built in the baroque style between 1715 and 1753, now houses the university's mineralogical collection. Its botanical gardens are home to 12,000 species, among the largest variety in Germany.

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Meckenheimer Allee 171, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, 53115, Germany

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  • Mineralogical collection €2.50; botanical garden free during week, Sun. €2
  • Mineralogical collection: Wed. and Fri. 3–6, Sun. 10–5. Botanical garden: Apr.–Oct., Sun.–Wed. and Fri. 10–6, Thurs. 10–8; Nov.–Mar., weekdays 10–4.

Updated 11/14/2013


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