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Albrechtsburg Castle, Meissen, Germany

Meissen, Saxony, Germany
+49 3521 47070
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Meissen, Saxony, Germany
+49 3521 47070
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As we were on a trip off a river cruise on the Elbe we did not enter (not sure if one could) but the history given to us when outside was worth hearing.

Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited quite some castle, but this was a special experience. The castle is enormous, has a rich history and is very nicely restored. Count about 2 h if you want to see it all. Tip: buy a combination ticket with the Porzellan Manufaktur.

Thank Nicole v
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The building is certainly imposing from the outside. When you enter it, you realize that there is almost nothing artistic to exhibit. There are some awful recent wall paintings which mock medieval art --a quite depressing view indeed. There are panels, photographs, models, scissors, axes,...More

Thank CarloGenoa_Italy
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A beautiful castle, which was once the seat of the power of the ruling dynasty. Although most of it was restored during the nineteenth century you still got an interesting overview of its gothic times. The history about the development of Meissen porcelain (that was...More

Thank lacba
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Castle is worth visiting when staying in the region. Paid parking nearby, just need to climb up the stairs or take the elevator. Castle visit can be combined with visit of historic Meissen.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Fabulous !!!! Beautiful and architecture is amazing. Huge place so plan to spend considerable time there

Thank Sppgh
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Is nice visiting the castle, romantic and Gothic .Very well preserved and restored fresco, paintings and tapestry...so blue, so red. Romantic old story and more modern, everything you will find there.Nice interior garden and church/monastery. All is worth to visit

Thank marinmel
Reviewed 11 February 2017

When you walk from the city centre towards the cathedral you generally end up inside the castle walls. We didn't go inside as it was shut due to winter but admired many lovely buildings and the views from the top, not to be missed.

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed climbing the stairs to reach the base of the castle. There's also an elevator available at street level. The view of Meissen was beautiful from the top. There was a €10 fee to visit the castle but well worth it.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, enchanting, medieval castle with a great view overlooking the city! This castle isn't mentioned on any of the German castle tour forums but should be! In my opinion this is a secret treasure in Germany! Even the city of Meissen is...More

Thank Rachael P
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27 January 2016|
Response from dwd_11 | Reviewed this property |
Train from Berlin Hbf to Meissen takes about 3 and a half hours. Trains seem to be every half hour, best to choose one with only one change (usually at Dresden). Cheapest tickets are bought in advance for a specific train... More