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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User Reviews

Axel Manns (7 months ago)
Food was good. The place is not particularly suitable for wheelchair users because of the historic cobblestones and stairs.
Do Walther (10 months 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 (12 months 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!
Sascha M (13 months ago)
A walk around the castle is recommended in any weather. There are currently countless geese with their young in the park, which are not shy thanks to the regular visitors. The castle with its horse halls and magnificent reliefs is of course also worth seeing. A detour to the restaurant in the park is still pending, but the location is already excellent for a restaurant.
Klaus Niessen (2 years ago)
A great ambience offered the right framework for a very tasty menu. The service was very good and very accommodating
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