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Dankwarderode Castle

Burgplatz, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Small museum of Medieval art

In some ways the building is the best feature. The size of the exterior belies the small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dublin, Ireland

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

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Joop V
Ede, The Netherlands
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9 Jan 2017
15 Dec 2016
“Castle inside the city”
Burgplatz, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 15 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 4 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 26 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
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Dankwarderode castle (or Burg) is at the heart of Brunswick (Braunschweig), in the castle square (Burgplatz). The square has other historic buildings and the castle is part of the city-run museum. Closed on Mondays. Open Wednesday 1-8 pm and Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm....More

4  Thank LennieNZ
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