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Herzogschloss Celle, Celle

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Must see · Castle · Tourist Spot
One of the largest castles in the region, Herzogschloss Celle dates back to the early 1300s and now has Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque elements. Walk over the moat to take a tour of the castle, where you will see many of the restored rooms and can visit the chapel, as well as the Royal Museum to learn about the life of the Guelphs. The court theater is perhaps the most interesting part of the castle. It's one of the oldest preserved theaters of its kind and still has its own theater company. Many themed tours are available, including costumed tours and kid-friendly ones. Check the website to book ahead. Before you head to Celle, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Celle day trip tool, to make sure you see all that Celle has to offer, including Herzogschloss Celle.
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  • While I enjoyed my visit to the Schloss, many of the standout details are not open - the chapel, the theater, and the kitchens. The interior is very spare with open areas used to display special...  more »
  • This place is so amazing, calm and peaceful, there are parks with adventure devices for children, for free, there are animals which live in the water begging for food and not afraid of people...  more »
  • It was nice and clean castle. Gardens were very pretty. Overall look was great.
  • A white castle-palace gem located on a beautiful spot just overseeing main street in Celle. Beautiful foselake and mature gorgeous trees around. Nature inside the old half-timbered XVII houses which makes of this city a real must when visiting this German area together with Hamelin and Hanover.

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