6 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 6 sights are available in Meissen, Germany.

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1. 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.

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2. St. Benno Kirche

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The Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of San Beno honors the Beno of Meisen, located at Wettinstraße 15 in the Triebischtal district of the city of Meisen. Neo-Gothic Hall Church was built in 1885-1887 and designed by architect Friedrich William Durichen.

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3. Nikolaikirche

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The Nikolaikirche, first mentioned in 1220, is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Afra community and Meißen's oldest building. With an equipment from Meißner porcelain, it has been a memory for the Meißen victims of the First World War since 1929.

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4. 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.

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5. 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.

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6. Frauenkirche

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The Evangelical Frauenkirche in the old town of Meißen is a late Gothic indoor church. It belongs to the municipality of St. Afra Meißen in the Meißen-Grossenhain church district of the Evangelical Lutheran state church in Saxony.

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