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  • 1 Zwinger Palace Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Sophienstraße D - 01067 Dresden

    According to the initial idea by Augustus the Strong, only an orangery should be built in the location of the old fortress. What can be seen now? A magnificent architectural ensemble designed by its architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662-1736). T..

  • 2 Grunes Gewolbe Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Taschenberg 2 D - 01067 Dresden

    This unique collection used to be housed in the treasure rooms of Dresden chateau. At the start of the 18th century, Augustus II converted them into a museum open to the public, officially called the «secret depot». But it was very quickly named Grün..

  • 3 Zwinger Palace: Old Masters Picture Gallery Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Semperbau - aile ouest D - 01067 Dresden

    This beautifully displayed collection in a wing of the Zwinger is one of the best of its kind in the world. It was built by Augustus the Strong and his successor Augustus III. The most important masters from the Italian Renaissance and the Baroque pe..

  • 4 Swiss Saxony Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    D - 01067 Dresden

    The tour begins with Schloß Pillnitz, a Baroque pleasure palace built between 1720 and 1724 by Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, the Prince-electors' favourite architect and well worth taking the time to stroll round with its English-style garden and vario..

  • 5 Dresden Military History Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Pl. htplatz 2 2 D - Dresden

    This 19C building, which is intersected by an immense metal pyramid, houses the largest military museum in Germany. Renovated by star architect Daniel Libeskind, whose other work includes the Jewish Museum in Berlin, it reopened its doors in autumn 2..

  • 6 Porzellansammlung Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sophienstr. D - 01067 Dresden

    This museum brings together porcelains from Japan and China (from the high epoch to the 18C) acquired by Augustus the Strong. In the large gallery is exhibited the crockery produced by the famous manufactory of Meissen. Here you will find a chime wit..

  • 7 Zwinger Palace : Armoury Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sophienstr. D - 01067 Dresden

    You don't have to be keen on weapons to be fascinated by the extraordinary pieces exhibited in the arms room: 1300 pieces are gathered here dating from the 15 to the 19C. Princely gifts, series of oriental and Far Eastern arms, all pieces which are a..

  • 8 Zwinger Palace : Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sophienstr. D - 01067 Dresden

    This room lets you rediscover the inventive genius of the scientists of past centuries through objects dating from the 16 to the 19C. On the ground floor you will find terrestrial and celestial globes and many optical measuring instruments, and astro..

  • 9 Opera Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pl. rplatz 2 D - 01067 Dresden

    The opera house built by Gottfried Semper burnt down in 1869. The current one was built between 1871 and 1878 by Manfred Semper using the plans designed by his father, the builder of the first opera house. This building uses the forms of the Italian ..

  • 10 Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Pl. splatz D - 01067 Dresden

    This huge building with the plan of a basilisk (1738-1755) was built following the conversion of the Albertins to Roman Catholicism. This conversion allowed them to accede to the Polish throne. Strongly inspired by the Italian Baroque, the church is ..

  • 11 Brühl's Terrace Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Brühlsche Terrasse D - 01067 Dresden

    The panoramic Brühlsche Terrasse is joined to the cathedral by a monumental stairway: interesting view over the Elbe and the monumental buildings of the Neustadt district, on the opposite bank, including the imposing neo-Classical façade of the Saxon..

  • 12 Stadtmuseum Dresden Interesting

    Museums and art

    Wildsdruffer Str. 2 D - 01067 Dresden

    Before you leave Dresden, if you want to know everything about the stages of its development and the major historical events which have marked this city, go to the Dresden City Historical Museum. This historical summary is located in the Landhaus. Th..

  • 13 Holy Cross Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Kreuzstr. D - 01067 Dresden

    This church, dedicated to the Holy Cross, dates from the start of the 13C. This is the oldest church in the city. It was rebuilt in Baroque style after its destruction during the Seven Years War (1760). It is home to the famous Holy Cross male voice ..

  • 14 Japanese Palace Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Grosse-Meissner Str. D - 01067 Dresden

    This vast quadrilateral was built from 1715 to 1737 under the direction of Pöppelmann, the architect of the Zwinger. The building was designed to show the Meissen porcelain crockery of Augustus the Strong. It is the oriental style roofs of the corner..

  • 15 Museum of Saxon Arts and Crafts Interesting

    Museums and art

    Köpckestr. 1 D - 01067 Dresden

    All the skill and taste of the Saxons in terms of craft work are found in the many pieces exhibited in the oldest Renaissance building in the city, erected in 1568: furniture made from multi-coloured wood, ironware, crockery, etc. Saxon and Swabian r..

  • 16 Pillnitz Castle Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pillnitz D - 01326 Dresden

    This residential chateau was built between 1720 and 1724 by M. D. Pöppelmann, the architect of the prince-electors. A new palace built between 1818 and 1816 after the fire of the old Renaissance chateau adjoins the Wasserpalais and the Bergpalais, th..

  • 17 Türckische Cammer

    Museums and art

    Sophienstr. D - 01067 Dresden

    Inaugurated in 2010 as part of the reconstruction of the castle after being in storage for 70 years, the "Turkish Chamber" illustrates the court of Saxony's interest in Eastern arts and culture. The sumptuous objects displayed against a blu..

  • 18 Dresden Molkerei Gebrüder Pfund

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Bautzner Str. 79 D - 01067 Dresden

    This dairy was founded in 1880 in the heart of the Neustadt district, and is said to be «the most beautiful in the world». The preserved interior design, built two years later, consists of hand-painted earthenware squares. They cover the walls, floor..

  • 19 Dresden Palace

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pl. platz D - 01067 Dresden

    This chateau of Renaissance style where the court once lived is for the most part undergoing restoration. One of the outer façades is covered with a mosaic representing the Procession of Dukes of the house of Saxe-Wettin. The Langer Gang, a long gall..

  • 20 Albertinum

    Museums and art

    Pl. che Terrasse et Georg-Treu-Platz D - 01067 Dresden

    The old arsenal was transformed around 1885 in the neo-Renaissance style. It now houses the Grünes Gewölbe and the 19 and 20C painting gallery.

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