Pirna Tourism

Pirna (Upper Sorbian: Pěrno) is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, capital of the administrative district Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge. The town's population is over 37,000. Pirna is located near Dresden and is an important district town as well as a Große Kreisstadt. It is also known for the gassing of about 15,000 disabled people in Sonnenstein Castle between June 1940 and August 1941, killings which ceased after pressure was exerted on the authorities by the local population. Today, a small plaque at the base of Sonnenstein Castle and the Sonnenstein Memorial remembers the dead.


Pirna in Germany offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Pirna, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Leipzig. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Leipzig for its bountiful attractions like Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church on your trip to Pirna. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Pirna.

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Pirna Trip Planner

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