Moritzburg Tourism, Germany

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Moritzburg is a municipality in the district of Meissen in Saxony, Germany, between Meissen itself, an early centre of Saxony, and today's capital Dresden. It is most famous for its Baroque castle, Schloss Moritzburg. The village, which was originally known as Eisenburg, was first mentioned in 1294. It became a market in 1675. The Saxon state stud has been located here since 1828. In 1884 a narrow gauge railway, the Radebeul-Radeburg line, was built connecting the town to the district capital Radebeul and Radeburg. It was renamed Moritzburg, after the nearby castle, in 1934. The German painter Käthe Kollwitz lived at the invitation of Prince Ernst Heinrich von Wettinin the Rüdenhof in Moritzburg from 1944 until her death on 1945-04-22 . In 1995 a small museum was opened in the Rüdenhof.


Is Moritzburg in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Moritzburg is Dresden. Dresden, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Dresden Airport. Tour packages of Moritzburg are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Moritzburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Moritzburg

    Know the pollution level of Moritzburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.38 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 9.38 (Very Low)
  • Moritzburg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Moritzburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moritzburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 24.22 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 19.35 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.55 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.67 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.23 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.67 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.69 (Low)
    • Drug offense 29.69 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.1 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.88 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.13 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.06 (Low)
  • Living in Moritzburg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Moritzburg is 206.31 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 73.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 81.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.39 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.86 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.37 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.48 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.77 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.97 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Moritzburg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Moritzburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 117.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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Moritzburg Tours for you

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  • Dresden: Elbe River Cruise to Meissen
    Dresden: Elbe River Cruise to Meissen 27 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hour

    Discover the Saxon Wine Route by paddle steamer on this full-day tour. Travel from Dresden to Meissen, where you can visit th...

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  • Cruise to Knigstein Fortress
    Cruise to Knigstein Fortress 20 Reviews

    Duration: 5 Hour

    Experience Dresden's surroundings from the water and enjoy a cruise with a paddle steamer in the direction of Saxon Switzerla...

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  • Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland Full-Day Tour from Prague
    Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland Full-Day Tour from Prague

    Duration: 12 Hour

    Discover the natural beauty of Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland National Park on a 12-hour guided sightseeing tour from Prague. ...

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  • Terrifying Tour of Dresden Led by a Dungeon Master
    Terrifying Tour of Dresden Led by a Dungeon Master 97 Reviews

    Duration: 60 Minute

    When night falls over Dresden, the dungeon master searches for new miscreants. Hear his scary stories about macabre murders, ...

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