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Benrath Castle is located in the southern district of Benrath in the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital Düsseldorf.
It was built from 1755 to 1773 under the direction of Nicolas de Pigage (1723-1796) on behalf of the Elector Karl Theodor of the Palatinate as a widow's residence for the Elector Elisabeth Auguste. The cost was 700,000 thalers. The listed ensemble of pleasure palace, hunting park, ponds and canal system is considered to be a major architectural work of art of Dusseldorf.
July 23, 2017
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