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About Saxon Switzerland National Park

Saxon Switzerland National Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Europe, located in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. The park offers a superb landscape of sandy rocky cliffs, deeply carved valleys, mountains, and bridges. The best way to explore the park is by Rock climbing and hiking, you can also take a boat ride and enjoy the stunning views.

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Bastei

Bastei

15.5km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

The Bastei is a rock formation in Saxon Switzerland, Germany. The place has been a tourist attraction for more than 150 years. The rock stands at 305 meters above sea level and the Bastei bridge offers spectacular views over the mountains and the Elbe river. Bastei is a major landmark of the Saxon Switzerland National Park, and can be visited at any time without any fee.

Königstein Fortress

Königstein Fortress

15.7km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

Festung Königstein is a fortress and it’s the largest intact fortress in Germany. The place is distinguished by its magnificent location as it sits on a hill surrounded by nature and overlooks the Elbe River, it has more than 50 buildings spread over 9.5 hectares, some buildings date back 400 years.

Pillnitz Castle

Pillnitz Castle

30.55km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

Pillnitz Castle was a summer residence for the electors and kings of Saxony, built in the Baroque style in 1720. The castle houses two museums and has three buildings enclosing a Baroque garden and surrounded by a large public park. The castle is located on the bank of the River Elbe, in Dresden, Germany.

Dresden Panometer

Dresden Panometer

36.64km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

Dresden Panometer is a venue inside a former gasometer, located in Dresden, Germany. It displays two panoramic paintings of the Austrian artist Yadegar Asisi, the paintings depict Dresden in 1756, and another picture of Dresden in 1945 after it got destroyed in World War II.

The Grand Garden of Dresden

The Grand Garden of Dresden

38.75km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

The Grand Garden of Dresden is the largest in Dresden, built in the Baroque style 1676, located in Dresden, Germany. In 1814 the garden was opened to become a public garden. The garden houses a Baroque Summer Palace, Dresden Zoo, and Dresden Botanical Garden.

Zoo Dresden

Zoo Dresden

39.38km from Saxon Switzerland National Park

Dresden Zoo is the oldest zoo in Dresden and the fourth oldest in Germany, it was opened in 1861. The zoo houses more than 2500 animals of almost 400 species. It has numerous ponds to make it a suitable place for birds and reptiles to live.

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Saxony

Saxony

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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.

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