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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:Aussichtspunkt, Bastei, Basteibrücke, Dresden, Elbe, Elbsandsteingebirge, Felsenburg Neurathen, Felsenbühne Rathen, Germany, Saxon Switzerland, Sächsische Schweiz, cliffs, wandern
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Bastei

Bastei

One of the most visited spots in Saxon Switzerland, east of Dresden, the Bastei offers with its 194 meters above the Elbe some breathtaking views on the sandstone mountains as well as the river. A 76 meters stone bridge was built in 1851 to link several rocks. It forms the perfect setting for Weber's opera Der Freischütz and also inspired many painters, most famously Caspar David Friedrich.