Precious leather tapestries adorn the halls; the Porcelain Quarter and hunting trophies are testimony to the two passions of Elector Augustus I of Saxony – the permanent exhibition at Moritzburg Castle carries you away to the time of Baroque splendor. The special highlight – apart from the Stone and Dining Hall – is the Feather Room with its unique wall decoration of feathers.
Augustus the Strong loved the “white gold”: the Historical Porcelain Quarter in the Hunting Tower is testimony to the Elector’s passion. The collection, which is accommodated today in the dressing chamber of King Augustus III, includes mainly animal motifs and hunting scenes.
»Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella«
Every year at the beginning of the cold season, Moritzburg Castle transforms into the fairy-tale castle from the cult film "Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella". At the original location, you can look behind the scenes of the German-Czech fairy-tale classic and discover hidden secrets.
A Paradise in a Nutshell
The Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle
The Little Pheasant Castle is the smallest castle in Saxony. All the more precious is its interior equipment: exotic tapestries of feathetrs, straw, pearls and chinoise embroideries from the 18th century decorate the walls in the cabinets. Again, it was Augustus the Strong, who had laid the foundation stone for the Rococo building.