Schloss Pillnitz

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Pillnitz Castle (German: Schloss Pillnitz) is a restored Baroque castle at the eastern end of the city of Dresden in the German state of Saxony. It is located on the bank of the River Elbe in the former village of Pillnitz. Pillnitz Castle was the summer residence of many electors and kings of Saxony; it is also known for the Declaration of Pillnitz in 1791.

The Pillnitz Castle complex consists of three main buildings, the Riverside Palace (Wasserpalais) on the riverfront; the Upper Palace (Bergpalais) on the hillside, both Baroque with Chinoiserie elements; and the later Neoclassical New Palace (Neues Palais), which links them together on the east side. The buildings enclose a Baroque garden and are surrounded by a large public park.

Today, the castle houses the Arts and Crafts Museum (Kunstgewerbemuseum) of the Dresden State Art Collections and a Palace Museum (Schlossmuseum).

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Comments (237)

Hans Rohm on June 1

Very good picture Marc!

Beautiful colours , and composition!

Like 215.

Many greetings, Hans

Natmara on June 1

Bonsoir Mark. Et "like", pour votre belle et intéressante photo.


Cooler Ort. L, bIg Daddy

Majo 65 on June 3

Very good capture!LIKE.Greetings,

Jörg R. on June 16

Ein imposanter Blick ! LIKE*

Kastl on June 21

L 220, sehr schöne Aufnahme !!

Martin Podt on July 5

Very nice capture!


Greetings, Martin

Peter van Lom on July 18

L; Nice shot.
Best wishes and have a nice evening.

philippe salgarolo on July 20

like 223 pour cette très belle photo et composition


Mojzer László on July 20

Very nice theme, good effort photo. Greetings Laci L+F

Mehmet baş on July 20

Excellent frame, beautiful view!
YSL, greetings,

Carlos Kist on August 6

Wonderful photo, Like 226.Best wishes.Carlos

Michael D on August 8

Beautiful photo

jades1111 12 days ago

hervorragend gemacht LF und viele Grüße

Jurgis Karnavicius 10 days ago

Nicely captured beautiful architecture, L ! Greetings, Jurgis

Farhat Hussain Shah 9 days ago

beautiful photo, I like it, best wishes

Nelsachi 7 days ago


a Gorgeous Panoramic of this Lovely Castle...!!!

Amazing Architecture...!!!

Perfect Shot...!!!

I LIKE N° 230

Greetings and My Best Wishes From Caracas - Venezuela...!!!

Have a Nice Week...!!!


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  • Uploaded on March 27, 2012
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    by Mark Kreuz