Schloss Rapperswil, Rapperswil

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Rapperswil Castle is a castle, built in the early 13th century AD by the House of Rapperswil in the former independent city of Rapperswil.It is located on the eastern Zürichsee respectively western Obersee lakeshore in Rapperswil, a locality of the municipality Rapperswil-Jona in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Since 1870, the castle has been home to the Polish National Museum established by Polish émigrés, including the castle's lessee and restorer, Count Wladyslaw Broel-Plater. Schloss Rapperswil and the museum are listed in the Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance as Class A objects of national importance. Plan your Schloss Rapperswil visit and explore what else you can see and do in Rapperswil using our Rapperswil trip planner.
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  • I could not visit the castle's interior (I think it is private). But the building, the garden and the view from all around justify the visit. Don't miss it if you happen to be around. 
    I could not visit the castle's interior (I think it is private). But the building, the garden and the view from all around justify the visit. Don't miss it if you happen to be around.  more »
  • Impressive views of the lake and village...a day visit worth taking if you go to this area. There’s plenty around to see as well... 
    Impressive views of the lake and village...a day visit worth taking if you go to this area. There’s plenty around to see as well...  more »
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  • Beautiful castle in Rapperswil with a magnificent view of Lake Zurich. The grounds are very well maintained and the gardens are gorgeous. Popular for weddings.
  • Rapperswil Castle dates back around 1200 to 1220 AD and the name of the place Rapperswil is often referred to as the „town of roses“ (Rosenstadt). To get to the castle you can walk through old Rapperswil and climb a wonderful set of stairs up to the castle as we did it today.

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