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Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 4935 1491920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first up close and personal "exposure" with Dresden's beautiful Baroque style. The post-war devastation rebuild is very pronounced - new light stone and original dark stone. The Crown Gate was most impressive. I spent about 30 minutes in the garden/courtyard before exiting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Day or evening a stroll through the gardens and up on the roof terraces is lovely. A real treat was hearing musicians from the Dresden Residence Orchestra play in the evening (information on the Zwinger website).

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meissen china was truly white gold and Augustus had tons of money to blow on the Zwinger as well as his art collection and other palaces. The Zwinger is very lovely and I suggest getting sandwiches at a local store so you can sit outside,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We missed this on a previous group tour as the leader just rushed us through the garden. This time we took our time and visited the gallery which has a great collection of Old Masters, including Van Dyck, Rubens, Rembrandt, Cranach Bruegel, Titian and Vermeer....More

Thank Rex06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a historical building and area that has been completely rebuilt after the war, but keeping the original stones and logic. It's been a place for arts and dances and it gives a magnificent perspective of the healthiness of Dresden in the 18th century

Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I of course had to visit Zwinger when I first was in Dresden. The first day only a quick trip into the very impressive area and took a lot of photo. And then later on my last day when I saw I could walk up...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thus was beautiful and so much to see and walk around. Much of it was obviously new, rebuilt after the 1945 bombing. Loved the fountain of the Nymphs Hidden at the back. Would live to go back in 10 years or so when they will...More

Thank David000081
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art and porcelain museums are outstanding and the entire experience highly educational. Beware, for some reason this place does not believe in handicapped access, and there are only lengthy staircases making navigation cumbersome and difficult for those of age.

Thank MacDonald M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't take any of the inside tours, but I walked the grounds and the square. Beautiful place with lots beautiful areas to walk around.

Thank Roadhore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We take time to enjoy the Zwinger from many angles and levels. The area was beautiful, and we had a perfect sunny day.

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Chloe B
8 August 2018|
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Response from tanupriyac | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t need to prebook but it is closed on Mondays ... the grounds are open but you can’t access the exhibits.
26 March 2018|
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Response from Leonardo P | Reviewed this property |
It’s mostly a church so I think so... but I’m not sure if there are the possibility to do visit tour !!
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Margaret V
8 April 2017|
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Response from B1714D | Reviewed this property |
There's a big paying parking lot less than 10 min walk from Zwinger, near the Neumarkt. It is paying in coins, so have them with you. Dresden city center is small, easy covered on foot.