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Neighbourhood: Innenstadt - St. Ulrich-Dom
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Address: Maximilianstrasse 46, 86150 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 821 3244102
10:00 - 17:00
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This palace was once visited by Marie Antoinette and funds are being raised...

This palace was once visited by Marie Antoinette and funds are being raised for its restoration.

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nice palace

Nice palace, showing what bavarian life could be like if money is available. Big palace of a trading family, only the catholic bishop had a bigger palace.

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Benjamin H
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Nice palace, showing what bavarian life could be like if money is available. Big palace of a trading family, only the catholic bishop had a bigger palace.

Thank Benjamin H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Blink and you will miss the ticket office on the right of the entry. Then it's not exactly evident where you find the fabulous room in all these photos. Sort of the back of an upper hall, with a guard/attendant seated in front of a closed door. You open a door that gives the impression it was a private entrance,... More 

Thank codym481
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Unless you particularly enjoy old oil painting and particularly with religious motifs you will be disappointed with this place. The Rukokosaal is quite a sight for sure and the other highlight includes the St Catherine chapels which houses the religious paintings which has very impressive high ceiling. Overall we found Augsburg disappointing after other medieval towns along the romantic road.

Thank Joseatstheworld
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I went to see the Sampling Klewan collection of Giacometti sculptures, Picasso works & De Chico surrealism works & was overall unimpressed with what was in the collection. The Palais Hall was the highlight of my visit. Magnificent, mirrored, frescoes & exhibited such extravagance. It takes time to really appreciate what is in this Hall. Gardens are pleasant.

Thank Clio H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

If it were possible, I would give this most glorious of homes 10 stars. From the gorgeous garden, to the amazing artwork contained inside, to the most fantastic rococo ballroom I have ever had the pleasure setting my eyes upon, this is one of my favorite places I have ever visited. Definitely do not miss this fantastic attraction when you... More 

2 Thank Isaac I
Osoyoos, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

City residence of banker Liebert von Liebenhofen with richly furnished rococo banqueting hall (1765-1770), today Germany's most significant baroque gallery

Thank Edward B
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

From the 17th Century, this baroque palace and museum is a must. Incredible collection of 15-18th Century masterpieces, most adjacent to a wonderful Rococo ballroom.

Thank Ron G
Colleyville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Only 7 euros so not too pricey for a short trip to see beautiful paintings and the Roccoco ballroom was magnificent! one of the best I have seen in Europe. And they let you take photos with no flash. The building itself was beautiful with the many rooms of different colors all in a row. Short stop to see this... More 

1 Thank Michelle D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The art inside this building dates from the 1500's and while mostly relating to the life of Christ is very interesting and well maintained, some obviously have been restored, but it is well worth seeing. the main "ballroom" is absolutely stunning with golden framework, ceiling paintings, candelabras....just stunning.

1 Thank Barb S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Palais along Maximilianstrasse was built around 1770, and it has a very nice garden, a long row of rooms with paintings, before you arrive in the banquet hall, it is just fantastic, well worth a visit. They have many concerts here, please attend if possible, the atmosphere with a small group of musicians playing music 2-300 years old is... More 

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