7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Meissen At Least Once in Your Lifetime

    Meissen is often left out of tourist itineraries, being overshadowed by its more glamorous neighbors Dresden and Leipzig. However, if you put in the effort to get to know it, this 1,000-year-old city by the River Elbe will reward you with a treasure trove of beauty. Here’s why Meissen – the city of history, wine, porcelain and music – deserves your attention.

    7Rich history


    Meissen stands sentinel to 1,089 years of history, and is often referred to as the Cradle of Saxony. During its lifetime, the city has witnessed several tumultuous wars and destruction, as well as reconstruction and expansion. Still today, history lives and breathes in Meissen’s beautifully preserved historic architecture, fantastic museums, ancient old town and in its thriving traditional porcelain factory from the 18th century.



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