5 Sights in Moritzburg, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Moritzburg Castle
Moritzburg Castle or Moritzburg Palace is a Baroque palace in Moritzburg, in the German state of Saxony, about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) northwest of the Saxon capital, Dresden. The castle has four round towers and lies on a symmetrical artificial island. It is named after Duke Moritz of Saxony, who had a hunting lodge built there between 1542 and 1546. The surrounding woodlands and lakes were a favourite hunting area of the electors and kings of Saxony.
The Fasanenschlösschen is located in the municipality of Moritzburg near Dresden. It is located in the pheasantry of the castle park of Moritzburg, which was laid out in 1728. The castle stands on the Niederer Großteich Bärnsdorf near the lighthouse Moritzburg. It is visually connected by a line of sight to Moritzburg Castle, 1.9 kilometres away, to the west.
The lighthouse in Moritzburg is an inland lighthouse in Saxony, Germany. The staffage building (folly) was built in the late 18th century as part of a backdrop for re-enacted naval battles (naumachie). It is the only lighthouse built for this purpose in Germany and at the same time one of the oldest inland lighthouses in the Federal Republic.
4. Sächsische Gestütsverwaltung, Landgestüt Moritzburg
The Moritzburg state stud is the state stud of the countries of Saxony and Thuringia. It is located in Moritzburg near Dresden. Together with the Graditz main stud, it forms the Saxon stud management and has been a commercially oriented state company since 2004.
5. Wildgehege Moritzburg
The Moritzburg Game Reserve is an approximately 40-hectare wildlife park in the Saxon municipality of Moritzburg, about ten kilometres from the state capital Dresden. The facility belongs to the state enterprise Sachsenforst.
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