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Porcelain Factory, Meissen Porcelain Factory, Meissen

The Porzellanmuseum in Meissen was well worth the visit as we saw priceless pieces that had been painstakingly hand painted – yes, it’s the only place in the world where porcelain is hand painted. Prior to departing for the Spreewald, a trip to the Konditorei Zieger cafe to purchase the Fummel, a hollow type of bread created no […]

Meissen, Germany Meissen, Germany

Meissen, town where German porcelain was born. What a treasure is found here. Another place well worth visiting – for more than its porcelain factory (Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur): the architecture; the first residential palace in Germany with its innovations; the delicacy, the Fummel, the Dom with its organ recital, the atmosphere and more……….