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Poppelsdorf Palace

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Address: Meckenheimer Allee 169 53115 Bonn, Germany, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Nice place to walk around for an afternoon

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.

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Lexington, Kentucky
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Woodinville, Washington
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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?

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St. Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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
Cologne, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
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 must see when in Bonn.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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1,070 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
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
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398 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
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 both at the palace and the streets, but I suppose they will be even more... More 

Thank acorna
Evanston, Il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
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 to be entirely occupied by various offices, and there's nothing to see on the inside.

Thank Rick628
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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
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Reviewed 29 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 few nice shops and an amazing bakery. Definitely worth a bus trip if you're in... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
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 meaningful. However, what I might have expected to see inside the buildings was not there.... More 

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