Wickrath Palace

Wickrath, Germany

Schloss Wickrath was built between 1746 and 1772 by count Wilhelm Otto Friedrich von Quadt. The Baroque palace was built to the foundations of late medieval water castle. The original castle was demolished in 1859 by the Prussian administration. The current ensemble of buildings in the park, the Baroque west and east wing and the so-called Landstallmeisterhaus, the residence of the former stud master were built in 1875. The park has the shape of a coronet of a count of the Holy Roman Empire.



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Founded: 1746/1875
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Emerging States (Germany)


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Guido Haveneers (18 months ago)
We planned a day trip to Mönchengladbach to pick up a generating set. Then we took the opportunity to explore the castle. An enormously beautiful building complex in the middle of a green environment. You can play pétanque, there is a playground, a skateboard trail, walking routes and more. When we have more time we should definitely explore this further. A beautiful castle, lots of flowers and beautiful gardens. You should definitely visit.
Nicole Schulz-Fuss (21 months ago)
Very nice rustic ambience, the starters, once porcini mushroom soup and once salmon, tasted very good, only with the soup some bread would have been perfect. The main courses, gratinated pork and pepper steak, were on point, fresh seasonal vegetables, beautifully seasoned and presented. A little more sauce would be desirable but not essential.
Axel Manns (2 years ago)
Food was good. The place is not particularly suitable for wheelchair users because of the historic cobblestones and stairs.
Do Walther (2 years ago)
Wunderschöne Lokation für eine Hochzeit! Unglaublich nette und gute Bedienung. Auch das Essen war perfekt! Danke für den gelungenen traumhaft schönen Tag!
Joachim Gottschalk (2 years ago)
Very nicely located, with a wonderful view of the park from the terrace when the weather is good. Very friendly service. Always a good address!
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