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    Moritzburg Castle - Great Attractions (Germany)

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    Take a tour of Moritzburg Castle in Germany – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.

    In the German region of Moritzburg, lies an eloquent Saxon castle.

    Originally built as a hunting lodge in the mid 16th century, it is named after its very first owner, Duke Moritz.

    The current castle that stands on the Moritzburg grounds has been under numerous additions, renovations and changes by its varying owners.

    It is renowned for its collection of various items linked with hunting, Europe's hunting trophies, a one of its kind 'Feathers Room' and the Porcelain Quarter.

    Built essentially in Baroque style, this building is among the finest pieces of Baroque architecture.

    A mixture of classic architectural style with the humble basics of a hunting lodge, Moritzburg castle is truly unique and intriguing.