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Isle of Mainau

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Address: 78465 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 7531 303 0
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The almost-tropical island of Mainau features a magnificent garden at its...

The almost-tropical island of Mainau features a magnificent garden at its center and an ancient castle, which was the former residence of the Knights of the Teutonic Order.

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Magnificent gardens. Great property.

Easy to spend three to four hours wandering around these magnificent old gardens with mature trees and large bulb gardens. Equipped with eating, souvenir shopping and toilet tint... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DavidWoodhill
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy to spend three to four hours wandering around these magnificent old gardens with mature trees and large bulb gardens. Equipped with eating, souvenir shopping and toilet tint facilities. The property will lend wheel chairs and rent motorised chairs. Strongly recommend.

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Pune, India
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30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seriously, this island is like a paradise. We have seen so many places in Europe and India but this place was awesome, no comparison. Beautiful gardens, lake view, perfectly manicured lawns, children play area, butterfly house, palm garden, palace - now what more can one ask for... Breathtakingly beautiful , 20 EUR is all worth it. Must go to butterfly... More 

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San Francisco, California
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in Konstanz over 30 years ago. It is a bit more developed but maintaining its charm. My friends and i took the ferry to Isel Mainau per recommendation of a friend. We hopped on the ferry without realizing that we needed to transfer at a different town for Mainau. We missed the stop, had to take the return... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Relaxing with tons to see, flowers, butterfly and greenhouse. Only con is that there are a lot of flies.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Isle of Mainau is a beautiful, colored and magic place, take your time and spend one day ...🌷🦋❤️

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth spending time and spending hours tax on the island of flowers, which is a special attraction for the big ones - the flowers and architecture and small games and amusements suitable for all ages.

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abu dhabi
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here last night for dinner however, the weather was so cold we just walked past the beautiful tulips and tree specimens on the way to dinner.

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Adliswil, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a cold slightly wet Easter Sunday and had a wonderful day. Definitely worth going now as the tulips and other Spring flowers are truly amazing in any type of weather... We bought annual tickets this time as after 2 visits you save money on the entrance and we shall definitely come back at least twice more this... More 

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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful little island with plenty to do for an afternoon. The butterfly house was hands down the hilight of the trip. Eat in the restaurant at the Swedish House and for sure grab a nibble at the bakery near the ferry launch. Wonderful afternoon visit!

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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time to visit is between April n may. The whole island is covered with Tulips n other varieties of flowers. It took around 5-6 hrs to cover the place.

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