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Palace Augustusburg.
Max-Ernst-Museum Brühl.
Brühl is a city in Germanymarker, located 20 km south of Cologne, in the Rhein-Erft-Kreismarker. It is located at the edge of the nature reserve Naturpark Kottenforst-Villemarker.

Brühl about 1900.

History

The town of Brühl was the residence of the Prince Bishops of Cologne. In the 18th century the Prince Bishop Clemens August replaced a former ruined castle and built the Palaces Augustusburg and Falkenlustmarker near the city centre. Today both are listed as UNESCO - World Heritage Sites. Until 1990 Augustusburg Palace was used by the West German government to receive foreign heads of states visiting West Germany.

Main sights

  • The amusement park Phantasialandmarker.
  • The Max-Ernst-Museum, opened in 2005. It displays sculptures and paintings of the surrealistic artist Max Ernst, who was born in Brühl.
  • Local history and pottery are shown in two small museums in the city (Museumsinsel),


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