"Getting my cake and eating it too in Meissen" Top 5 Page for this destination Meißen by richiecdisc
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As the oldest city in Saxony, Meissen, at over 1000 years old, is often referred to as its "cradle" but it's not this distinction alone that draws people to it. The picturesque old town is crowned with a medieval quarter that sits majestically atop a hill, looking down on the Elbe River below. Along with this great array of architectural marvels is the city's world renown in the realm of porcelain and central role in the production of fine white wines. Despite all these assets and its close proximity to the Saxon capital of Dresden, Meissen has escaped becoming overly commercialized or crowded. In fact, many visitors to Germany will not have heard of it, but that's okay, it's their loss and your gain.
Meissen is an upscale city so the shops tend to be expensive but it's a great place to window shop and you're bound to... more travel advice
There are very good train connections between Dresden and Meissen, leaving every half hour and taking 40 minutes for the... more travel advice
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