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Top Choice Palace in Brühl

Schloss Augustusburg

The larger and flashier of Brühl's palaces, Schloss Augustusburg is a little jewel-box inside a moat. It was designed by François Cuvilliés. On guided tours you’ll learn fascinating titbits about hygiene, dating and…
Museum in Brühl

Max Ernst Museum

A short stroll from the palaces is the Max Ernst Museum, where nine rooms trace all creative phases of the Brühl-born Dadaist and surrealist (1891–1976). We especially enjoyed examples of his artistic innovations su…
Historic Building in Brühl

Jagdschloss Falkenlust

Besides Schloss Augustusburg, François Cuvilliés also dreamed up Jagdschloss Falkenlust, a hunting lodge where Clemens August liked to indulge his fancy for falconry. Though small, it’s almost as opulent as the main…