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Thurn und Taxis Palace

Emmeramsplatz 5, 93047, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Beautiful!

Paid to take the guided tour through the palace where the royal family still lives. Magnificent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Romantic Christmas Market

Beautiful private Christmas Market with a variety of booths showcasing handmade gifts... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Emmeramsplatz 5, 93047, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid to take the guided tour through the palace where the royal family still lives. Magnificent rooms and very friendly guide! I had the audio tour in English while he led the tour in German, but he stopped to explain things to me in English...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Beautiful private Christmas Market with a variety of booths showcasing handmade gifts. Opportunities to sit inside to enjoy a hot Gluwein or Espresso. Children loved the Camels and the music.

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We visited the Palace during Advent season in the late afternoon when their Christmas Market was taking place. Though it was dark out when we went the view of the castle as we approached was still stunning. The exquisite interior reminded me of visiting some...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

This is a very interesting palace with a lot to see with a guided tour. The cloisters that the palace was constructed above are accessible and really worth a visit.

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

We took a river cruise on the Danube in early December and visited many Christmas Markets. I have to say the one at Thur and Taxis was the best. Although all of the other markets had wonderful "goodies", I found the market here very quaint,...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

We visited this palace while on a Tauck river boat cruise. Fortunately, Tauck had arranged for English speaking guides. Our guide was excellent. The owners live in the palace which made it more interesting. The rooms shown are the over-the-top type extravagance. We were there...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

The museum is an interesting blend of private and state responsibility and ownership.Much is in the splendid stables for which there are original paintings showing the equine occupation. The lay out is good and displays uncrowded. Porcelain, silver, furniture paintings etc. The treasury included an...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

We stopped here on a day trip from Munich. We took the long tour and the guide was a Regensburg University student who was very knowledgeable. I understand German, so the tour in that language was no problem. The downsides are they don't allow photos...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

The palace is very interesting but the big problem is that tours are only in german and even if you do get an audio guide this unfortunately doesn't tell much about each room you visit so you spend a lot of time , really too...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

excellent Bavarian food in large forest park Biergarten. Good service; great beer selection; gulasch Wiener Schnitzel.

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SouthAfricaMargie49
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yes you have to take a taxi to go down town Regensburg, but it's wourth every minute of it, very interestiong town, protected by Unesco. Go for it......
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