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Benrath Palace (Schloss Benrath)

Benrath Palace (Schloss Benrath)
Benrath Palace and Gardens, Düsseldorf

The most famous of Düsseldorf's palaces is in the borough of Benrath and was built in the 18th century as a palace for the Elector Carl Theodor von der Pfalz. Today it is one of Düsseldorf's most popular excursion spots and houses various museums, such as the European Horticultural Art Museum. The court architect Nicolas de Pigage (1723 1798) designed the magnificent building and the rolling parklands in which you can promenade even today. The ensemble at Benrath has been proposed for designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hours: April 16 - October 31: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm. November 1 - April 15: Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm. Closed Monday.

Admission: A combined ticket for all museum in Benrath Palace is 10.50 € Adults, 7.50 € Concessions; Children under 18 free.

[ Source: http://www.duesseldorf.de/eng/tourism/discover/schloesser/index.shtml ]

Related: http://www.schloss-benrath.de/en/portal_stiftung/bootportal.asp
Address: Benrather Schlossallee 100-106, 40597 Düsseldorf
Tags: Düsseldorf, Castle, Gardens, Museums

Location of Benrath Palace (Schloss Benrath)

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