The hunting lodge Augustusburg was built from 1568 to 1572 on the Schellenberg 516 m above sea level by Elector August of Saxony about 16 km east of Chemnitz.
The altar of the castle chapel was painted by Lucas Cranach the Younger.
The well is 130,6 m the second deepest well of Saxony after the fortress Königstein.
November 19, 2015
Saxon hunting and pleasure palace Augustus the Strong, which nowadays houses a motorbike museum, a hunting and ornithological museum and a carriage museum. A youth hostel is also located in the old walls. Due to its proximity to Chemnitz, the castle is therefore also ideally suited as a central starting point for exploring the city and the Ore Mountains.
Tel.:+49 (0) 37291/38 00 | Fax: +49 (0) 37291/38 024
April-October 9: 30-18 clock | November-March 10-17 clock
(24.12., 31.12. To 14.00, 1.1.
March 11, 2016
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