Moritzburg castle
Germany

Moritzburg castle

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] The Moritzburg castle in Saxony, Germany is standing in the artificial island in a lake, which looked really lovely. The reflections of the yellow walls and red roofs were so pretty that it was like a castle in a fairy tale. This place was originally built by Maurice, Elector of Saxony in …

Treasure chamber
Dresden

Treasure chamber

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] There seemed many museums in the Residenzschloss in Dresden. Because we did not do our study beforehand, when the ticket office person asked ” Which museum?”, we got stuck. There happend to be a man next to us who wanted to sell his tickets which he had bought for some tour and …

Seeing “Sistine Madonna”
Dresden

Seeing “Sistine Madonna”

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] There seemed many places to look at in Zwinger Palace in Dresden, but we went streight to the gallery Alte Meister. Taking photos was strictly forbidden, but this is the photo of the staircase in the gallery which I took swiftly. Here there is the “Sistine Madonna” by Raffaello. The Augustus the …

‘Procession of Princes’
Dresden

‘Procession of Princes’

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] This is the photo of  the mural called ” Procession of Princes” in the old town of Dresden. The length is 102 metres and it is made of 24000 Meissen-china tiles. People depicted here are 35 sovereigns of Saxony from 1123 to 1904 and their servants. One of the few who looks …

Evening walk
Dresden

Evening walk

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] We walked in the old town of Dresden in the evening. Most of the important buildings were illuminated very nicely. This photo is the courtyard of Zwinger Palace. The buildings were reflected on the fountain water and I stopped and admired the beauty of it for a while. The catheral and Semperoper, …

Meissen Porcelain Museum
Germany

Meissen Porcelain Museum

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] We went to the famous Meissen Porcelain Museum just to have a topic of conversation. Meissen Porcelain is the manufacturer which succeeded making porcelain first in Europe and protected by then royal family. At first the factory was placed within the Meissen’s castle to hide the technique. Now we can learn their …

The Frauenkirche
Dresden

The Frauenkirche

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] In Dresden in Germany, we stayed in a room from where we could see the Frauenkirche, one of the most important symbol of the city, but it was the fourth day that we went into the church. The design of the church was quite different from the others. It was round and …

Traffic lights
Dresden

Traffic lights

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] Before coming to Germany, we looked at the weather forcast which said that the first three days would be hot and sunny and then it would become cloudy and cold. I prepared my clothes accordingly, but in fact, on the fourth day it was still hot and sunny. So I bought a …

“trendsetter since 1471”
Germany

“trendsetter since 1471”

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] The Albrechtsburg Castle in Meissen in Germany is apparently the oldest castle in the country. “Trendsetter since 1471” is the title of the leaflet I got there. They started building this castle that year and completed in 1520, using the newest technology and design in those days. Its trendsetting role was not …

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