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Beautiful castle, don't bother with the horses!

Well preserved pretty castle set in well kept grounds. No English tours but for one Euro you can... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
2jus
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Coventry
A glimpse behind the scenes ...

What a wonderful experience, to take the 'Hinter den Kulissen' (Behind the scenes) tour at Schloss... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
pguemmer
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Berlin, Germany
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30 Aug 2016
“Lilly's don't believe the pictures. ”
12 May 2016
“Beautiful castle, don't bother with the horses!”
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Schlossplatz 1, 31675 Bueckeburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Called here for a drink and ice cream whilst visiting the Schloss. We were very disappointed with the outcome. The menu showed a beautiful picture of an ice cream with an expresso coffee. What we received was nothing like the picture. One small ball of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John S
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Well preserved pretty castle set in well kept grounds. No English tours but for one Euro you can buy a pamphlet in English and join the German tour. We visited the riding school hoping to see more choreographed routines. The first 20 minutes were mainly...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 2jus
Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a wonderful experience, to take the 'Hinter den Kulissen' (Behind the scenes) tour at Schloss Bückeburg. An insight into areas that usually remain hidden, filled with wonderful stories and anecdotes. I will certainly join another one of those in the not too distant future,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank pguemmer
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Buckeburg is one of the few places in germany that still have a kind of monarchy. I grew up in that small town, for us it was normal to skate on the moat in the winter, play in the parks surrounding this beautiful castle, climb...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Bueckeburg castle has been owned by the Schaumburg-Lippe family or their ancestors for hundreds of years. We liked the renaissance feel of it, and also just the fact that it is so well preserved, and still lived in and actively used. The Great Banqueting Hall,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank SGECHAMPION
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This Schloss is without doubt, magnificent, & worth the time & effort. But even more magnificent, & truly wondrous, are the public riding displays, to classical music, that this palace's 450-year-old Court Riding School - the only one in Germany - schedule to "showcase a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank emarciniw
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I remember this building in the early 1950s when it was 'occupied' by Rhein Army. It was amazing then & still is now. I enjoyed revisiting it, & the surrounding streets I remember as a child. I didn't know about the connections that Bueckeberg had...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Cornish_traveller43
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The castle was beautiful. We had the German tour and bought the English cheat sheet so we could understand the rooms history. You need a few hours to see the castle and the grounds.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Dahlene
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