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Park and Lichtenwalde Castle
1. Park and Lichtenwalde Castle
Lichtenwalde Castle and Park near Chemnitz are considered the "Pearl of the Baroque". The historical origin of the remarkable Baroque ensemble goes back to the Middle Ages. It was not until the 18th century that the castle and park were built and laid out in their present form. In the adjacent 10-hectare baroque park, visitors stroll with a view of the Zschopau valley and enjoy time out in the countryside. Highlights in the castle include the treasury museum with historical salons, the castle chapel with Donati organ, as well as changing special exhibitions.
TimeRide Dresden
2. TimeRide Dresden
TimeRide Dresden is a virtual-reality attraction located in Dresden's Innere Altstadt. It is roughly four minutes' walk from Dresden's Palace of Culture.
Semperoper
3. Semperoper
The Semperoper is an opera house located in Dresden, Germany. Originally opened in 1841, the building has been reconstructed on two occasions: once due to a fire in 1869, and once as a result of the bombing of Dresden during World War II.
Dresden Castle
4. Dresden Castle
Dresden Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Dresden, Germany. It is best known for its different architectural styles, spanning from Baroque to Neo-Renaissance. Today, the residential castle houses a museum complex that contains the Historic and New Green Vault, the Numismatic Cabinet, the Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, and the Dresden Armory. It's a great place to visit for a German history fix.
Augustusburg Castle
5. Augustusburg Castle
When the Saxon Elector Augustus built Augustusburg Castle from 1568 to 1572, the location was well chosen. Visible from afar, the hunting and pleasure palace rises above the Zschopau valley. Due to its imposing location, Augustusburg Castle is also known as the "Crown of the Ore Mountains". It is also considered one of the most beautiful Renaissance castles in Central Europe. Visit Augustusburg Castle inn Brühl, Germany.

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The Dresden Frauenkirche is a Lutheran church that was destroyed during WWII and consequently rebuilt. It is located in the city's old town, south of the River Elbe and five minutes' walk from Dresden Castle.
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The myth and magic of the Ore Mountains come together like nowhere else at the medieval Scharfenstein Castle! The castle – an award-winning, family-friendly facility – is one of the oldest manor houses in Saxony and has been in constant use since it was built around 1250. Highlights include child-friendly hands-on exhibitions, the observation tower, and the Christmas and Toy museum.
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