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Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage)

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Address: Eremitage 4, 95448, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 921 759690

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A great historic site, it was built by the ruler at that time to impress his wife that was not because she was forced to marry him by her father -another bigger king- as a... read more

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Amr A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great historic site, it was built by the ruler at that time to impress his wife that was not because she was forced to marry him by her father -another bigger king- as a punishment of supporting her brother that opposed his fathers actions. He started brewing beer in his cell and gave money to his sister to build... More 

Thank Amr A
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This places is spectacular! I went during winter time, so the fountains were closed and even then I got impressed! The buildings, and the park is something worth to visit. Everything is in perfect shape, well maintain. It takes several hours to visit the whole park, and every corner is different. Very nice place!

Thank Marta33139
Porto Alegre, RS
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Ermitage is the best place to be in Bayreuth. The park is stunnning, doesn't matter the season you are going to visit it. Walking around the small Forest, between the old and the new castle will make you feel in a peaceful and renewable place. The only difference is that in the summer there are some cultural programs to... More 

Thank RodGLeon
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are lot of picturesque buildings, lakes, fountains, gardens. flowers, small palaces, grottos, etc. The good place for rest and relax.

Thank Igor L
Kiev, Ukraine
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

new castle was a suummer residence of Markgfafine Wilgemine. Amazing park, sightseengs, museum. A lot of places to spend a time with pleasure

Thank NataliyaKiev_13
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Beautiful place and it's free! we enjoyed an afternoon walk through its beautiful gardens and I really loved the coloured stoned wall. We were lucky to see a wedding celebration here. Definitely a romantic and lovely place. The water show in the fountains was amazing too.

Thank Alejandra B
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to walk and to look around...interesting water play in thise fountains. .nice garden with old trees and historical construction

Thank EdgardGM
Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a nice, relaxing, park-like spot to visit just to walk around or to sit and have a coffee. I once met one of the opera singers in a Ring production at the Festspielhaus here. No great tourist sights, it's main value is just relaxation away from the opera hustle and bustle.

Thank John W
Gold Coast
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Fantastic place, especially the original Altes Schloss. The water feature alone in the Altes Schloss is worth the entrance fee. The engineering that went into this over 200 years ago and still functioning is amazing. The Altes Schloss is the main attraction. The photos of the gilded palace is what you most of but that building is relatively new and... More 

Thank Eaa1947
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This castle with big garden, foutloos, fliwers and a tea room -restaurant offers a lovely break in THE music suroundings of bayreuth. Completely free unless You want to visit THE old castle.

Thank marcmgvanhoey

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