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Beautiful

Although this summer has been hot and no rain for months, the gardens around the Palace were... read more

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Lesley E
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Bolton, United Kingdom
A summer retreat

This huge palace is laid out like the Louvre, with a main section and 2 long wings spreading out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A beautiful Baroque palace built by architect Pöppelmann.
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August-Boeckstiegel-Str. 2, 01326 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Although this summer has been hot and no rain for months, the gardens around the Palace were stunning. We took a boat trip on the Elbe from Dresden to the Palace. It was so relaxing on the boat and then round the gardens. The Aperol...More

Thank Lesley E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This huge palace is laid out like the Louvre, with a main section and 2 long wings spreading out away from it. The grounds are well worth spending an afternoon exploring - be sure to visit the tropical greenhouse. Only 14 km from the heart...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

If you were the Elector of Saxony, living in the Baroque Splendour of Dresden you might just yearn for the simple life in the country. Get in your state barge and have them row you down the river to Pilnitz and build a little summer...More

1  Thank mikepa1960
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

The castle is a bit far from the city centre but it is definitely worth the trip. You can take a bus to get there or a tram+ferry depending on your whereabouts. We took the bus 63 and it was a lovely trip. We passed...More

Thank Paola P
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had a beautiful day at this castle! There were several museum displays within the space of the castles which were an added bonus. Everything was well presented. Much was in English. After reading the reviews my expectations of the gardens was higher. It was...More

Thank kem4030
Reviewed March 31, 2018

A walk back in time, experiencing the aura of past glory... peaceful and enthralling... the gardens are beautiful and peaceful... the castle itself so full of atmosphere and charm.

Thank martinmgm5
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Luckily this place was very close to where I stayed in Dresden, because I totally loved this place and visited it in numerous occasions. Very clean, relaxing, interesting, photogenic and beautiful gardens. It was just perfect, probably the first place that I'm going to visit...More

1  Thank Rodrigo B
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

4 stars because it was closed during Wintertime. Bit disappointed (my fault though, should have checked on the net before). Otherwise it's a beautiful Palace with big Garden and Park. Wish to have chance to come back in Sommer or so.

1  Thank Jenry D
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful Castle, not to big, medium size . Amazing garden area, with a great collection of plants and trees from all over the world. In the gardens they had a great art collection exposed. Overall a great day, the only downside is the price...More

1  Thank W_Catalin
Reviewed October 13, 2017

An 18th-century summer villa, this is a lovely visit even if you don't focus on the museum. There are gardens--and the central pleasure garden is astonishing in its color palettes--of deep reds, purples, yellows, with spots of white, and artemisia (?) if grey. The two...More

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