Schloss Nordkirchen, Nordkirchen

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#36 of 345 in Historic Sites in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Schloss Nordkirchen is a palace situated in the town of Nordkirchen in the Coesfeld administrative district in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. The schloss was largely built between 1703 and 1734 and is known as the "Versailles of Westphalia" since it is the largest of the fully or partly moated Wasserschlösser in that region. It was originally one of the residences of the Prince-Bishopric of Münster.

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  • Beautiful place for walking. Good for families. Schloss Nordkirchen is a palace situated in the town of Nordkirchen in the Coesfeld administrative district in the state of North Rhine Westphalia...  more »
  • We are in the lucky position that we are able to drive there in about 20 minutes from where we live.The statues and gardens are weel kept and are always tidy. They also have local artist doing...  more »
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  • Great spot for a morning or afternoon visit and walk around the amazing grounds. One heads up for English speaking visitors - I am still not sure how to arrange an English language your in advance, but if you show up on the weekend one can be arranged, but it's quite pricey for them to bring in a guide same day. Still just beautiful and peaceful to enjoy the grounds, an an English interpretive brochure is available for purchase. We were in Ludinghausen for work with a free day, and really glad we visited when we had the chance!
  • The Castle and the lake around it form a wonderful ensemble. Inside only the chaple and two rooms are really interesting. The other rooms are used by a university.
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