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Germany, Sachsen - Pilnitz Chateau and Its Huge Camellia
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Published: 9.6.2016

A trip to Dresden often includes a visit to the former residence of Saxon royal family. There are several reasons for this. The building is inspired by Chinese architecture. Within its compound, there is a vast chateau park, palm greenhouse where also exotic flowers grows including the largest camellia in central Europe. The flower is over 250 years old. It blossoms fully in April. In April, also the museum opens its gates. The residence sits on the Elbe. You can get there on a boat or ferry from Dresden, or by car. If using the latter you need to travel to Pilnitz town.

 

Text and photos: Monika Babická

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