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»He has gained every point who has mixed the useful and the agreeable« (Omne tulit punctum, qui miscuit utile dulci) «
Horace, ars poetica
The Pantehon in Wörlitz
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Palace of Oranienbaum
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Luisium -​ A private retreat for the Princess
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GARDEN KINGDOM OF DESSAU-​WÖRLITZ

The palaces and gardens of the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-​Wörlitz

Palaces, gardens and countless smaller structures are embedded in this unrivalled cultural landscape. Meadows, woods, dykes, lakes and rivers invite the visitor for walks, bicycle tours, horse riding, gondola trips and ferry rides!
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OBJECTS IN NEED OF RESTORATION

Appeal for donations for works of art in need of restoration

A number of works of art within the palaces of the Kulturstiftung DessauWörlitz are in an unsatisfactory condition and require urgent restoration.
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Staying at the Gardenkingdom

Are you looking for something special?

You are dreaming of spending a few spare days out in the open, under a starry sky, far away from any traffic noise, and at the same time experience culture, variety and exclusiveness? Then the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz is the right place for you.
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UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

…of outstanding universal value

In 2000, the Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz was declared an UNESCO World Heritage site. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee justified its inscription as follows: »The Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz is an outstanding example of the application of the philosophical principles of the Age of the Enlightenment to the design of a landscape that integrates art, education and economy in a harmonious whole.«
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GENERAL MAP

Unique overall design

Interconnecting historic houses and gardens on a large scale
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The Kulturstiftung DessauWoerlitz

We look after, research and develop a UNESCO World Heritage site

The mission of the Kulturstiftung DessauWörlitz is to preserve the Garden Kingdom including all its buildings, gardens and art collections, and to make them accessible to the public.
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History

The birth of the Garden Kingdom

»It is now infinitely beautiful here. I was very moved last night as we strolled through the lakes, canals and woods by how the gods have allowed the Prince to create a dream around himself…«. Letter by Goethe to Charlotte von Stein (1778)
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Foundation

Kulturstiftung DessauWörlitz
Schloss Großkühnau
(Ebenhanstr. 8)
06846 Dessau-Roßlau
+ 49(0)3 40 / 6 46 15-0
info@gartenreich.com
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