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Spielbank Wiesbaden

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Address: Kurhausplatz 1, 65189 Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
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US$169.25*
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Wiesbaden and Mainz Day Trip from Frankfurt
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casino

impressive place and building construction despite the time , is not an old buliding famous casino in germany

Reviewed 1 week ago
Francisco N
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

impressive place and building construction despite the time , is not an old buliding famous casino in germany

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Thank Francisco N
Darmstadt, Germany
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The book ending shows how the cassino was already famous more than a century ago. Perhaps not easy to imagine now but in the XIX century all these 'spa' towns in Germany were the meeting point of aristocracy and crowned heads and Wiesbaden was much favoured by the German Kaiser. The cassino building is worth seeing too and the location... More 

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Moscow
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925 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is the famous casino where Dostoevsky lost all his money and therefore had to write in 26 days his Player. However, when you look at this cold and beautiful building in the neoclassical style with elements of modernity, you couldn't feel the shadows of the past, echoes of the past, a passion of excitement. It is quite another casino,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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376 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Well, gambling in Germany is highly regulated and the "Spielbanks" are Government owned - in a high tax country like Germany, the casino wants to make sure it wins. That means e.g. the Black Jack rules are very house friendly (most of the ones players love in Atlantic City or even Vegas or wherever you won't be able to find... More 

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Thank Fabian K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Be careful the waters sharky. Can be expensive and has a fee to enter. Don't forget your formal wear, this is not a bus terminal casino!

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Thank gdjal
Georgetown, TX
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Unfortunately the Spielbank was closed for a private party when we were their but it looked great from the outside. Men you will need a jacket to enter when you visit. We did make it to the small bar on the side that was open for a quick drink. No jacket necessary.

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Thank Donna H
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We visited the Casino just to see what it was all about. Make sure you bring your passport with you so that you can enter. You do not have to gamble to visit, but you can dine here and marvel at the interior detailing of the walls, ceilings and doors.

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Thank Margaret B
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Lovely building set in beautiful grounds, walk through the entrance and admire the ceiling then continue through to the gorgeous park at the rear, large lake with fountain and lovely park (and public toilets, if required! Fee payable)

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This lovely piece of architecture houses a casino with a rich history, but probably best known as the place where Dostoyevsky gathered material for his novel "The Gambler". The park in front of it is often used for picnics and the fountain is especially impressive at night.

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Thank Rockmantic
Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Imposing and elegant, just like the rest of Wiesbaden. Get your cameras ready as the views of the two fountains with the casino building at the back looks stunning, both day and night. During the Christmas season, part of the area is turned into a skating rink with Christmas huts.

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