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Moritzburg Castle

Schloßallee, 01468 Moritzburg, Germany

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Islands
Palaces

About Moritzburg Castle

Moritzburg Castle originally was a hunting lodge built in Renaissance style in 1542, and later became a Baroque royal palace. The castle is furnished with examples of opulent baroque decor and visitors can take a tour and explore its rooms. The castle sits on a symmetrical artificial island in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.



Attractions near Moritzburg Castle

Museum of Military History11.39km from Moritzburg Castle

Bundeswehr Military History Museum is a German military museum, and one of the most important history museums in Europe. Located in Dresden, the museum focuses on the human aspects of war while also exhibiting the development of German military technology.

Old Masters Picture Gallery13.27km from Moritzburg Castle

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister is an art gallery, located in Dresden, Germany, featuring an incredible collection of European art and more than 700 paintings from the 15th to 18th centuries, in addition to Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces. The gallery attracts 500,000 visitors annually and is located inside the gallery wing of the Zwinger Palace.

Zwinger13.28km from Moritzburg Castle

Zwinger is a luxurious palace in Dresden, Germany, built on the Baroque Style, it is considered as one of the most important buildings in the Baroque period. The palace is the remaining part of the Dresden fortress which still maintains its outer wall. Today the place is a museum complex.

Dresden Castle13.41km from Moritzburg Castle

Dresden Castle was a residence for the kings of Saxony as well as kings of Poland. The castle was rebuilt after it got destroyed in the World War II and became a tourist attraction, housing a museum complex and an art library. It is located in Dresden, Germany.

Fürstenzug13.42km from Moritzburg Castle

Fürstenzug is a historical landmark located in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. It is a mural displaying portraits of the Kings and Dukes as well as some important German symbols. The mural is known to be the largest porcelain artwork in the world.

Historisches Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault)13.43km from Moritzburg Castle

Green Vault is a museum located in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Established in 1723, the museum features the largest treasure collection in Europe, approximately 4000 precious items shown in two exhibitions which are The Historic Green Vault and the New Green Vault.

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A landlocked state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland and the Czech Republic. The history of Saxony spans more than a millennium. It has been a medieval duchy, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, a kingdom, and twice a republic.