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Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

Parkplatz, Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Brühl, Germany

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About Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

The Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces were built at the beginning of the 18th century in Brühl. It is a UNESCO cultural World Heritage Site since 1984. It was used as a building for guests of the state by the German President till 1994, as it is not far from Bonn, which was the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany at that time.


Attractions near Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

Phantasialand3.71km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

This theme park that was opened in 1967 in Brühl attracts around 2 million visitors annually. It has six themed areas such as Berlin, Wuze Town and Deep in Africa. It also has many roller coasters, water rides and thrill rides.

Cologne Cathedral13.04km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

In 1996 Cologne Cathedral was declared as a world heritage site and it is Germany's most visited landmark. At 157 m, it is the tallest twin-spired church in the world, the second tallest church in Europe and the third tallest church in the world. Its construction began in 1248 but stopped around 1560 until the 1840s, and completed in 1880. About 20,000 people visit the church everyday.

House of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany19.3km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

The House of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany was opened in 1994. It is a modern history museum in Bonn, Germany, and one of the most famous museums in the country. The place exhibits German history since 1945, and it has over 75,000 political cartoons and caricatures.

Rheinaue Park20.97km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

It is a 160-hectare recreational area called the Rheinaue by locals located in Bonn city. Designed as a park, it features many beautiful plants, buildings, and artworks.

Schloss Drachenburg27.51km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

It is a private villa designed like a palace. It was constructed in the late 19th century and located 200 m above sea level. It was completed in 1884 on the Drachenfels hill in Königswinter, a German town on the Rhine near Bonn. It was built for Baron Stephan von Sarter (1833–1902), a banker and broker.

Schloss Benrath37.08km from Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

Benrath Palace completed in 1770 is a Baroque-style palace in the residential suburb, Benrath. It was built for the Elector Palatine Charles Theodor and his wife, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach and has been proposed to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main building called corps de logis is a museum with guided tours.

Where is Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces

Discover more attractions in North Rhine-Westphalia, where Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces is located

North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populated state in the country, with 17,912,134 people representing 21.5% of the population. It is located in western Germany, covering an area of 34,084 km, which makes it the fourth largest state out of 16 states in Germany.