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Burg Kriebstein, Kriebstein

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Kriebstein Castle (German: Burg Kriebstein) is a castle in Kriebstein near the town of Waldheim in the German state of Saxony.

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  • A well-preserved medieval castle about 20 kms northeast from Chemnitz (also quite close to Dresden / Leipzig), Burg Kriebstein is a place worth to visit. Can be reached easily by car; many parking...  more »
  • We visited this old saxonian castel in autumn with fantastic sunshine and warm temperature. We had a short walkaround in the castle and had a lunch in the restaurant. The costs for both are...  more »
  • This is the most "tactile" castle I've visited. Almost nothing is guarded by a rope, many exposition items do not bear "do not touch" sign on them. The castle itself is quite old, more than 500 years old, and was not destroyed like some others, though it underwent some reconstruction in 1800s. Also the place is very beautiful and peaceful.
  • This was one of my favorite castle visits yet! The area surrounding Kriebstein is very beautiful and if you have the time then I would recommend following some of the hiking paths in the area. Furthermore, the museum was more than worth it. My friend and I both enjoyed the exhibits which followed the history of the castle.
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