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Castle Augustusburg, Brühl - North Rhine-Westphalia / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 50° 49.685 E 006° 54.470
32U E 352658 N 5632793
Quick Description: Castle Augustusburg, great European architecture from the 18th century.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 2/18/2018 9:58:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMXR6P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George
Views: 3

Long Description:
Information from the official tourism website:
(visit link)
" Castle Augustusburg

A Rococo masterpiece, Castle Augustusburg in the town of Brühl is an inseparable part of the history of great European architecture in the first half of the 18th century.

In 1725, the Prince Elector Clemens August commissioned architect Johann Konrad Schlaun from Westphalia to erect a castle residence on the foundations of a medieval fortress. As prime examples of the art of castle building in the 18th century, Castle Augustusburg and Castle Falkenlust have been adopted into the UNESCO’s list of World heritage sites. They were the first creations of the Rococo style of any importance in Germany, and for half a century they served as examples for numerous princely courts in Germany. They are open to the public throughout the year. "
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

The attraction’s own URL: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
February-November,Tuesday-Friday 09:00-12:00 February-November,Tuesday-Friday 13:30-16:00 February-November,Saturday-Sunday 10:00-17:00


Admission Prices:
Adults,(guided tour) 8,50 € Pupils,(guided tour) 5,00 € Students,(guided tour) 5,00 € Families,(guided tour) 19,00 € Pupils,(guided tour, groups of pupils) 3,50 € Groups,(as of 15 people, guided tour) 7,00 €


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Half of a day (2-5 hours)

Transportation options to the attraction: Not listed

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