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


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Explore interesting sights in Bad Schandau, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Bad Schandau, Germany.

1. 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

2. 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)

3. Schlossruine Schomberg

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The Burgstall Schomberg is an abandoned 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 Schandauer Schlossberg. The original castle probably dates back to the 13th century. In its grounds is the artificially created castle ruins of Schomberg, which was inaugurated in 1883.

Wikipedia: Burgstall Schomberg (DE)

4. Nationalparkzentrum

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The house of the National Park, also the center of the Saxon Switzerland National Park, originally the Míru cinema is the Neo -Classicist building from 1953 standing 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

5. Hinteres Raubschloss

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The Winterstein, also called the Hinteres Raubschloss, is an isolated, elongated rock massif in the hinterland of Saxon Switzerland in East Germany. On the summit there was once a medieval castle, also called Winterstein, of which remains such as rebates for timber beams, hewn-out steps and cisterns are still visible.

Wikipedia: Winterstein (Saxon Switzerland) (EN)

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 town church in Bad Schandau, Germany. Located on the market, the church dates back to the 18th century and houses a valuable Renaissance altar inside, originally created for Dresden's Kreuzkirche.

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

8. Burg Lilienstein

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Lilienstein Castle is the ruin of a high-altitude castle on the 415-meter-high purple service at the Waltersdorf district of the city of Bad Schandau in the district of Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Mountains in Saxony.

Wikipedia: Burg Lilienstein (DE)


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