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Poppelsdorf Palace

Meckenheimer Allee 169 53115 Bonn, Germany, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Beautiful Gardens

Loved visiting the Poppelsdorf Palace and botanical gardens. It was a great way to enjoy Bonn. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annieaguilar
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Woodinville, Washington
Beautiful palace!

Very beautiful place with lovely gardens. It gives you a glimpse of how the wealthy lived. It's a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan S
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St. Augustine, Florida
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Meckenheimer Allee 169 53115 Bonn, Germany, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting the Poppelsdorf Palace and botanical gardens. It was a great way to enjoy Bonn. We loved listening to the frogs croak in the fountains and walking around the meandering pathways, getting lost in it all. And who doesn't like a palace?

Thank annieaguilar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful place with lovely gardens. It gives you a glimpse of how the wealthy lived. It's a popular wedding venue, and we saw two of them.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It is always a pleasure to stroll around Poppelsdorf Palace. It is such a peaceful and beautiful walk. The Palace is a Baroque building and is now part of the University of Bonn and the park was converted to the Botanical Garden of Bonn. A...More

Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Poppelsdorf palace and the surrounding area is beautiful. Ideal for a long walk and there's plenty of restaurants/cafe's within a 5 minute walk from there. Definitely a must see if visiting Bonn!

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I wandered over to the palace and really enjoyed it. The walk there is peaceful and the place is beautiful. There is not much to see inside, but it is worth the walk.

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 20 September 2016

To my disappointment, I did not have enough time to visit Botanical Garden behind the palace so had to be content with quite pleasant stroll along Poppelsdorfer Allee and admiring the beautiful houses around and the palace itself. It was some repair works going on...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We walked to the palace mainly looking for the Botanic Garden, which was there but not open. It's a handsome building, especially from a bit of a distance, a little beat-up up close. However, we a little surprised to find that the palace now seems...More

Thank Rick628
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A part of the Local University, it is part of the gardens and is well worth seeing and taking your time at.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Popplesdorf is a really friendly town. I only visited because i was going to the university hospital. It is only a bus ride away and it was really nice and friendly. Not much to see (apart from the palace which is very grand), but a...More

Thank jarvo2001
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this palace was: A. The structure itself. It was truly amazing. B. The botanical gardens that surrounds the palace. The most disappointing aspect of the palace--It is now a University utilized space. It means the space will be utilized for something...More

Thank William L
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Devendra R
What is the palace famous for and can I park in Bonn.
21 July 2015|
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Response from og84 | Reviewed this property |
The Archbishops of Cologne had a double function as Electors in the Holy Roman Empire and as a result tended to be powerful people in Europe. In the 1600s and 1700s such people tended to build big palaces to impress their... More
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