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Dankwarderode Castle

Burgplatz, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 531 12250
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Beautiful building

Girlfriend and I admired the building from the outside, didn't end up going in because there was no... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Craig R
via mobile
Be sure to visit the interior, a wonderful museum

This building is a late l9th century freely interpreted version of a medieval castle. Inside is the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Carol K
New York City, New York
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Burgplatz, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 531 12250
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Girlfriend and I admired the building from the outside, didn't end up going in because there was no English descriptions at all (glad the staff told us that before we paid)

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This building is a late l9th century freely interpreted version of a medieval castle. Inside is the collection of medieval objects held by the admirable local museum which is several blocks away. The contents include ivory carvings, hunting horns with engraved designs, an adorable tapestry...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

In some ways the building is the best feature. The size of the exterior belies the small exhibition space inside. It is one hall containing Gothic and Romanesque pieces. There are tapestries, altar pieces, paintings and other smaller objects. It would take about half an...More

Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The location of the Castle is really nice, on a wonderful square with many other wonderful historical buildings.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The castle is a part of the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum. It hosts a medieval collection on the ground floor. Here you will find religious clothing and objects, animal bone horns, weapons, old coins and the famous Braunschweig lion. Tip: the entrance fee is deducted...More

Thank Alexandru B
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in this city. We took many picture. But unfortunately we were not inside. Maybe next time I will give full review. But for know I only can say that it is wonderful from outside

Thank phoenix155
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The must is the room on the top floor with all the wall painting and decoration to take your breath away. The Museum on the first level Kept the real bronze lion, the icon of the town and costume of priests are the must you...More

Thank Panchana S
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Most of the castles I've been to are in a remote place up a hill or mountain but this one is bang in the city centre. The medieval (rebuilt) architecture is amazing. Was on a post-conference walking tour so I didn't have time to go...More

Thank Gibmetal77
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Interesting composition from Medieval to World War II. Would be interesting for people who love history. Composition is located randomly, thing from different times are nearby.

Thank Alexandr V
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Although looking imposing and well-preserved it does not produce a feeling of authenticity. Rather it looks like a "new old" castle and recently I learnt that it was indeed reconstructed in the 19th century. It has a nice little museum (to your right at the...More

1  Thank Ron S
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