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Schloss & Park Pillnitz, Dresden

#4 of 26 in Historic Sites in Dresden
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Schloss & Park Pillnitz is a restored Baroque castle composed of three palaces designed by architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. It houses an Arts and Crafts museum and a Palace Museum. The original construction dates back to the 14th century. A 28 hectare (69 acre) park surrounds the buildings and is filled botanical attractions from all over the world. Consider a boat trip down the river to get a different view of this attraction. Plan your Schloss & Park Pillnitz visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dresden using our Dresden route planning app.
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  • Great place to visit! Loved it though it was a rainy day. Park and castle is beautiful, and the exhibitions are (more or less) interesting. Still a lot of restoring to be done, but certainly worth a.....  more »
  • Had to drive into countryside to see this impressive huge square of palace buildings with WELL CARED FOR GARDEN in middle. When we walked up, I thought this is going to be something to see. The...  more »
  • The castle is awesome and the park as well. However, we've been there for the light show for christmas and it was horribly crowded. We literally have been pushed through the walkway. I strongly advise people to go there during off peak hours and summer only.
  • Spent a wonderful day there. Most of the exhibition was in English and German. Beautiful gardens. We were most impressed by the price. It was very affordable, and our entry fee covered a lot of different exhibitions. Definitely worth going there!

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