Kriebstein: Castle with a Film Career

Kriebstein Castle is known to every movie buff: it wasshot in the film The Grand Budapest Hotel and a number of screen versions ofGerman fairy tales. A real treasure called Kriebstein treasure was found herein the XX century. 423 items, including tapestry, porcelain, various gold andsilver items, were found in the fireplace in the living tower. All this washidden there in 1944, one year prior to the expropriation of the castle fromits owners.

was captured by Margrave Frederick of Meissen,who allowed the women of the castle to leave it peacefully, taking the mostvaluable on them. The inhabitants of the castle came out of the gate with theirhusbands on their backs. Built in the XIV century, Kriebstein Castle retainedits medieval appearance on the whole, though changed owners and was attacked severaltimes. The last reconstruction in the middle of the XIX century added Neo-Gothicelements to its appearance, and it later earned fame as the most beautifulcastle in Saxony. Today it houses a museum. Visitors can inspect any room: fromthe basement to the attic, from the chapel and the treasury to the knight andhunting halls and rooms, decorated in different styles.

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Kriebsteiner Straße
9648, Kriebstein
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