9 Sights in Bad Schandau, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. Hinteres Raubschloss

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The Winterstein, also known as the Hinteres Raubschloss or the Raubstein, is a solitary, elongated rock massif in the Upper Saxon Switzerland in the Free State of Saxony. On the 389-metre-high summit there was once the medieval rock castle Winterstein, of which remains such as beam seams, carved steps and the cistern are still recognizable. The castle, which was probably built in the 13th century, was first mentioned in 1379 as a Bohemian pledge. It passed into Saxon possession in 1404, but had already fallen into disrepair around 1450. The rock massif of the Winterstein is a popular destination for hikes, the summit plateau can be reached via stairs and ladders.

Wikipedia: Winterstein (Sächsische Schweiz) (DE)

2. Ostrauer Aufzug

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The Bad Schandau Elevator is a passenger truss-tower elevator built in 1904 at Bad Schandau, a spa town in Saxony, Germany. The height of the elevator is 52.6 metres (173 ft), in an art nouveau-style steel framework tower, which has a diameter of 5.2 metres (17 ft) at the ground and at the door such of 2.5 metres (8.2 ft). On the way upward it overcomes a difference in height of 47.76 metres (156.7 ft). It functions as an observation tower.

Wikipedia: Bad Schandau Elevator (EN), Website

3. Kuhstall

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The Kuhstall is the second largest natural arch in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains after the Pravčická brána. It is located on the Neuer Wildenstein, a 337 m high rock outcrop in the hinterland of Saxon Switzerland, south of the Lichtenhain Waterfall and above the Kirnitzsch valley. It is crowned by the 15th-century castle of Wildenstein. The arch is 11 metres high, 17 metres wide and 24 metres deep.

Wikipedia: Kuhstall (Saxon Switzerland) (EN)

4. Schlossruine Schomberg

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The Burgstall Schomberg is a ruined castle in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. It is located in the town of Bad Schandau in the Saxon district of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge on the Schandau Schlossberg. The original castle complex probably dates back to the 13th century. In its grounds is the artificially created castle ruin Schomberg, which was inaugurated in 1883.

Wikipedia: Burgstall Schomberg (DE)

5. Nationalparkzentrum

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The National Park House, also known as the Saxon Switzerland National Park Centre, originally a cinema of Peace, is a neoclassical building from 1953 located in the Saxon spa town of Bad Schandau. Between 1954 and 1991 the building served as a cinema, since 2001 it has served the needs of the Saxon Switzerland National Park.

Wikipedia: Dům národního parku (Bad Schandau) (CS), Website

6. Lilienstein

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Lilienstein Iven Eissner / CC BY-SA 3.0

Lilienstein is a highly distinctive mountain in Saxon Switzerland, in Saxony, southeastern Germany, and was once the site of a Bohemian castle. It is one of the few table mountains on the east of the river Elbe and constitutes the symbol of the Saxon Switzerland National Park.

Wikipedia: Lilienstein (EN)

7. St. Johanniskirche

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St. John's Church is the Evangelical Lutheran church in Bad Schandau, Germany. The church, which is located on the market, dates back to the 18th century and houses a valuable Renaissance altar inside, which was originally created for the Dresden Kreuzkirche.

Wikipedia: St.-Johannis-Kirche (Bad Schandau) (DE)

8. TP Lilienstein

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TP Lilienstein

The Royal Saxon Triangulation (here with the historical proper name) is a state survey carried out in the years 1862 to 1890 on the territory of the Kingdom of Saxony with simultaneous creation of a trigonometric network.

Wikipedia: Königlich-Sächsische Triangulirung (DE)

9. Burg Lilienstein

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Lilienstein Castle is the ruin of a hilltop castle on the 415-metre-high Lilienstein near the district of Waltersdorf in the town of Bad Schandau in the district of Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains in Saxony.

Wikipedia: Burg Lilienstein (DE)


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