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Schloss Moritzburg, Moritzburg

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A Baroque castle, Schloss Moritzburg served as a hunting lodge to Saxony's Elector Frederick Augustus I in the 18th century. Explore inside for a sense of the splendor of Saxon court life. Admire the collection of carriages on display in the entrance hall, as well as the opulent decor of several open rooms. Many of the furnishings are themed around hunting, such as a room covered in antlers and a feather room. Fans of the "Three Nuts for Cinderella" movie may recognize the castle as the setting for some of its scenes. Guided tours and audio guides are available. Make Schloss Moritzburg a part of your Moritzburg vacation plans using our Moritzburg road trip planning tool.
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  • Beautiful castle and absolutely amazing park! Loved the place - staff is nice and friendly if you have any questions. Certainly worth a visit - however: no signs or descriptions inside the castle in.....  more »
  • Castle looked great from the outside, but the inside was limited to a set of scenes and production processes for the 1973 GDR/Czechoslovak production of Cinderella (3 Hazelnuts). Hmmmm.....  more »
  • Large nice castle with lake around. You can go around for free and entrance costs 8 euro. It is worth, very interesting. Parking is near the castle 1,2 euro per hour.
  • Moritzburg Palace is a Baroque palace in Moritzburg, in the German state of Saxony, about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northwest of the Saxon capital, Dresden. The castle has four round towers and lies on a symmetrical artificial island. It is named after Duke Moritz of Saxony, who had a hunting lodge built there between 1542 and 1546. The surrounding woodlands and lakes have been a favourite hunting area of the electors and kings of Saxony.

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