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Pillnitz Castle & Park

August-Boeckstiegel-Str. 2, 01326 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 2613260
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Beautiful residence of the Royal mistress

Go by paddlesteamer up the river to pretty Pilnitz castle, the home of the Royal mistress!. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susanne W
via mobile
Perfectly Beautiful!

Lovely castle and botanical garden! Such a exquisite place to visit. Steeped in history, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holly V
Concord, New Hampshire
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A beautiful Baroque palace built by architect Pöppelmann.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“river trip” (3 reviews)
“neues palais” (2 reviews)
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August-Boeckstiegel-Str. 2, 01326 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 2613260

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go by paddlesteamer up the river to pretty Pilnitz castle, the home of the Royal mistress!. Lovely gardens to wander around for free or have some refreshments at their café

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely castle and botanical garden! Such a exquisite place to visit. Steeped in history, this place is a must see!

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I was in Dresden attending a symposium, and the organizers had arranged a guided tour of Pillnitz Castle and Park for the attendees. The castle is on the banks of the Elbe river and a few km from Dresden. It was converted to an oriental...More

Thank ShoaibShawoo
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We visit the Palace and gardens for Mother's Day We tried to have lunch at the Hotel cafe/restaurant . unfortunately only Local people were seated immediately we were seated at the hotel lobby for more tha 50 minutes until we finally left !!!!!

Thank Soledad G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Its a nice walk around the castle and the botanical gardens are peaceful to walk in. Theres a 250 year old tree and we were luck it was flowering. All in all do recommend this place if your in the neighborhood.

Thank ashrun_fernando
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I arrived via public transport. En route taking a quick coffee and pastry as I changed tram/bus.Returned by paddle steamer to Dresden. I did it in a morning. If the Palace is open you would be best to take the day. Stunning Narcissi collection and...More

Thank Eggtimer186225
Reviewed 14 April 2017

There's only one bus a day to the castle and we waited at the Hygiene Museum with no shelter if there's strong wind .... brrgghhh.....In all honesty, there weren't much to see at this castle as we were only able to stroll around the compound...More

Thank HappyPassion
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a few hours on our way to Prague. As we walked across the bridge to enter the castle, you enter into a beautiful maintained yard. Although it is not spring where flowers bloom but you can see the that are well...More

Thank utthon
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Stopped by here on the first day of spring to see the world's oldest Kamelie. The entrance to the park was free before April and gardeners are still transplanting petunias, daffodils, and other flowers into the flower beds. Hard to believe Augustus the Strong built...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

this is a short inner city half day outing worth exploring at any time of the year. take the kids and explore the gardens or go for a tea/coffee, or just for a stroll to enjoy pure beauty and nature. A place to feel and...More

Thank ManiN4
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