Pillnitz Castle & Park, Dresden

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Pillnitz Castle & Park 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 Pillnitz Castle & Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dresden using our Dresden route planning app .
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  • For those who love gardens, it is a must. Do not forget the Chinese Pavilion (which can be visited), the giant magnolia and his greenhouse and especially by returning to the Castle, visit the chapel on the first floor (if possible)
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  • Is very nice... It is very impressive... On-site parking is only three euros... Enough time to bring the plant to see is mandatory during a visit to Dresden's! I also highly recommend hotel site
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  • Very beautiful castle with several museums. All times and styles are represented here. The huge landscaped park-like garden is just as colorful. With the Orangery and the Palm House. We especially liked the inside of the Palm House. As a variety. You could not enter unfortunately the Orangery because many plants were here already, for the winter. Probably, it is otherwise to enter. In the summertime, we had a nice day in the Castle and the Park. A crowning of our Dresden stay.
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  • It's a castle and a park. If that's what you're looking for, this is the place. It's not amazing, but the locals will expect you to see it if you're here for any length of time.
  • Park and buildings are incredibly beautiful and neatly cared for. The castle is ideally located at the river Elbe. Inside the castle, the rooms are in a good condition but only very little furnishing is displayed. Therefore, the interior exhibition in general appears somehow sobering. Nevertheless, this is a great place to visit!
  • Lovely palace and gardens at a beautiful location on the Elbe. The castle makes for a great autumn or spring trip, as the gardens are full of life and color. The palace isn't huge, but divided into three large sections, each with various small exhibits and classic decor, popular at the time. Don't miss walking by the river. You can see why it has inspired so many paintings!
  • Pillnitz Castle is beautiful on the river Elbe, i enjoyed walk around in the courtyard, beautiful green land beside the Elbe, wonderful Castle
  • Wonderful garden, it is not possible to pay with card
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