Dresden is the capital of the German federal state of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen). Located on the Elbe River and is an industrial, governmental and cultural centre, known worldwide for Bruehl's Terrace and its historic landmarks in the Old Town (Altstadt).
Moritzburg Castle, Germany Schloss Moritzburg is a Baroque castle in the municipality of Moritzburg in the German state of Saxony, about 13 km northwest of the Saxon capital Dresden. The castle is famous for its sandstone decorations and stuccos
Wilhelm IX ordered the erection of Wilhelmshöhe Palace at the site of a former hunting lodge of landgrave Moritz. The classicistic summer residence of Wilhelmshöhe Palace became one of the last major buildings of the age of absolutism.