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Top 26 attractions you must visit in Saxony

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About Saxony

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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Attractions in Saxony

Saxon Switzerland National Park
2-5 Day Treks
Rock Climbing Spots
National Parks

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.

St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas ChurchNikolaikirchhof 3, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Churches
Monuments

St. Nicholas Church is one of the largest churches in Saxony, located in Leipzig, Germany. The church was originally built in a Romanesque style, then it transformed into a Gothic hall church. The church is famed as a starting point of Monday Demonstrations ,a peaceful revolution aimed at reunifying Germany.

The Grand Garden of Dresden
The Grand Garden of DresdenHauptallee 10, 01219 Dresden, Germany
Zoos
Parks
Palaces
Urban Walks
Botanical Gardens

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 DresdenTiergartenstraße 1, 01219 Dresden, Germany
Zoos

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.

Zoo Leipzig
Zoo LeipzigPfaffendorfer Str. 29, 04105 Leipzig, Germany
Zoos
Aquariums
Botanical Gardens

Zoo Leipzig is amongst the best zoos in the world, with an area of 27 hectares the zoo houses around 850 species. It also has bred more than 2,000 lions, 250 rare Siberian tigers, and other carnivores like bears. The zoo also has large glasshouse contains tropical plants and approximately 17,000 plants.

Zwinger
ZwingerSophienstraße, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Palaces
Museums

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.

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