8 Sights in Meißen, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Meißen, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Meißen, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Meißen

1. Bahnhof Meißen

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Bahnhof Meißen DerHexer, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Meißen station is the largest railway station in the town of Meißen in the German state of Saxony. The station was opened in 1860 in the district of Cölln. Its entrance building, which was built in 1928, is a heritage-listed building and along with the Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof it is considered an architecturally significant transport complex of the interwar period. After the ending of long-distance traffic in the 1960s, the station is now a station of the Dresden S-Bahn with only regional significance.

Wikipedia: Meißen station (EN)

2. Kornhaus

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The granary on the castle hill near the Albrechtsburg in the old town of Meissen is a former granary built in the 15th century. After being used by the meissen porcelain manufactory and as a residential building, the Kornhaus has been empty for several years. The state of Saxony has placed it under protection as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Kornhaus (Meißen) (DE)

3. St. Benno Kirche

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Benno, dedicated to Benno of Meissen, is located at Wettinstraße 15 in the district of Triebischtal in the city of Meissen. The neo-Gothic hall church was built between 1885 and 1887 according to a design by the master builder Friedrich Wilhelm Dürichen.

Wikipedia: St. Benno (Meißen) (DE)

4. Dom zu Meißen

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Meissen Cathedral or the Church of St John and St Donatus is a Gothic church in Meissen in Saxony. It is situated on the castle hill of Meissen, adjacent to the Albrechtsburg castle and forms a critical centrepiece of the iconic Meissen skyline overlooking the River Elbe in the valley below.

Wikipedia: Meissen Cathedral (EN)

5. Nikolaikirche

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First mentioned in a document in 1220, the Nikolaikirche is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Afra congregation and Meissen's oldest building. With its furnishings made of Meissen porcelain, it has been a memorial for the Meißner victims of the First World War since 1929.

Wikipedia: Nikolaikirche (Meißen) (DE)

6. Albrechtsburg

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Albrechtsburg Stephan Hoppe / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Albrechtsburg is a Late Gothic and early Renaissance castle erected from 1471 till about 1495. It is located in the town centre of Meissen in the German state of Saxony. It is situated on a hill above the river Elbe, adjacent to the Meissen Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Albrechtsburg (EN)

7. Johann Joachim Kändler

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Johann Joachim Kändler was a German sculptor who became the most important modeller of the Meissen porcelain manufactury, and arguably of all European porcelain. He worked at Meissen for over 40 years, from 1731 until his death in 1775.

Wikipedia: Johann Joachim Kändler (EN)

8. Karl-Richard-Hirschberg-Brücke

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Mason Elbe River Bridge is a railway bridge with a length of about 256 meters, which spans the Elbe River in Mason and is located between Cölln District and Triebischvorstadt, with a total length of 81.85 kilometers.

Wikipedia: Elbebrücke Meißen (Eisenbahn) (DE)

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