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Albrechtsburg Castle

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Domplatz 1, 01662 Meissen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

The ticket is not too expensive, especially if to take the combo (castle + porcelain manufacture). The castle is very, very impressive, with a lot of comprehensive information via the audioguide. Looks inside equally good, as in the panorama of the city from the distance....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank piotre146
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in the town, you sure should check it out. You will understand better the history of the town, how it came to be. You will better feel the life style of mid ages royals in saxony. The place is too big with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 663majds
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

It truly is a sight to behold as it majestically keeps guard over the Elbe River. This is regarded as the oldest castle in Germany dating back to 1471. Tip: opening hours are from 10h00 to 18h00 Tickets cost 8 Eur

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Nice and so beautiful. You can visit the church and Walk around many old buildings with great views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tobias D
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Very surprised at how beautiful this small town was and a visit to the castle topped it off, well worth it, a great find. Not much English spoken anywhere!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TonyinOz
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It‘s absolutely worth spending the money for the entrance fee (including photography) and the audio guide don’t miss out on that!!!). We spent two hours looking and listening and just loved it. It’s an amazing building with an amazing history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank angelika_sidetracks
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The architecture is amazing. There are a couple small people on outside to represent screw you according to guide. Inside is much different than you would figure from outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark J
Reviewed 15 July 2018

During a cycling tour we spent 2 days in the really fabuluos Meißen. The castle is during the night time so lovely illuminated, it really pushed us to discover it the next day. Even great, you shouldn't miss. take an audio guide and a lot...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Konstantin K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Sited high on the hill over Old Meissen with panoramic views over the Elbe River, Albrechtsburg Castle was built in the 15th century as the first residential style castle in Germany. The central courtyard is notable for its exterior spiral staircase which was carved from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nice presentation, beautiful architecture, better than I expected. A bit pricey, though. Very nice are in general.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mia C
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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
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