Pillnitz is a quarter in the east of Dresden, Germany. It can be reached by bus, ship, walking along the river or by bicycle. Pillnitz is most famous for its Baroque castle and park, the Pillnitz Castle.
Pillnitz Castle consists of the Riverside Palace at the river, the parallel Upper Palace towards the hills and the linking building New Palace . The first two were designed by Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. The buildings frame the Baroque inner garden; this entire ensemble is surrounded by a park.
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