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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. Using our international travel planner, Dresden attractions like Pillnitz Castle & Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was in Dresden attending a symposium, and the organizers had arranged a guided tour of Pillnitz Castle and Park for the attendees. The castle is on the banks of the Elbe river and a few km from Dres...  more »
  • We visit the Palace and gardens for Mother's Day We tried to have lunch at the Hotel cafe/restaurant . unfortunately only Local people were seated immediately we were seated at the hotel lobby for mor...  more »
  • Its a nice walk around the castle and the botanical gardens are peaceful to walk in. Theres a 250 year old tree and we were luck it was flowering. All in all do recommend this place if your in the nei...  more »
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  • A moderately interesting series of museums. Very little of the exhibits are explained in English. There seems to be no cohesive link between the jumble of objects presented here for the public's perusal.
  • Good place, it seems a fancy place back in the day very traditional, the service were not nice to us. But the food was good
  • Das Schloss liegt direkt an der Elbe im Stadtteil Pillnitz stammt aus dem 18. Jahrhundert und besteht aus drei Gebäudeteilen. Hauptgebäude sind das Bergpalais, das Wasserpalais mit seiner großen Freitreppe zur Elbe und das Neue Palais mit Kuppelsaal, königlicher Hofküche und katholischer Kapelle. Dieses sehr schön gelegenes Schloss hat auch einen sehr schönen Schlosspark und barocken Lustgarten.
  • Beautiful park with a big variety of exotic trees and plants. I did not like that you have to pay extra in order to be able to visit all the buildings.
  • Nice park and castle, but not that much to see for the price (3 € for the park or 8 € for park and castle)