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From 16 September 2021 you need a proof of complete vaccine protection / recent recovery from COVID 19 or a current and official negative SARSCoV2 testing result. Registration at the entry is obligatory. We recommend to book your tickets online.

Lebensecht nachgebildete Figuren des Kurfürstenpaares

"Elector Johann Georg I of Saxony and Magdalena Sibylla back at Königstein Fortress" - lifelike figures with magnificent robes  -  reproduced from a historical painting from the 17th century.

Much earlier than imagined - Special exhibition

Königstein Hill in the Bronze Age | The special exhibition presents an archaeologic sensational find from Königstein Hill and numerous Bronze Age objects. It shows which culture the shard find is assigned to and what is known about the people who lived during this era.

A gallery of the best photos from our EARLY BIRD Session "magical fall colours" and impressions of the first snow in this autumn on the fortress.