Fortification Königstein

This is a unique early example of a fortified building in Europe. It has 40 meters high walls and sits on a mesa in the middle of the beautiful area of Saxon Switzerland. The area of 9.5 ha with 2.2kms of wall offers a fantastic view of the Elbe sandstones and East Středohoří.

Opening hours:
April to September, daily 09:00 – 20:00,
October 09:00 – 18:00,
November to March daily 09:00 – 17:00.
On 24.12 its closed. On 31.12 the fortification is opened only till 15:30.

Admission fee:
Adult 5 EUR.
Children younger than 16 yrs, students, handicapped and unemployed ( proof necessary ) 3EUR. Children younger than 6yrs no fee,
family admission fee (parents and their own children younger than 16yrs) 12 EUR.