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Grunes Gewolbe

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The "New" Green Room is far, far better than the "Historic" Green Room

In 1991--shortly after reunification-- we visited Dresden and the ONLY Green Vault, which was in... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
travel-junkie3PO
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San Francisco
Just amazing

From the sculpted cherry nut to the astonishing sculptures, amazement is everywhere in this... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
JMGeneva
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4 Nov 2018
“The "New" Green Room is far, far better than the "Historic" Green Room”
24 May 2018
“Just amazing”
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

In 1991--shortly after reunification-- we visited Dresden and the ONLY Green Vault, which was in the Zwinger at the time. In November, 2018, we visited both the "Historic" and the "Neues" Green Vaults. The Neues Green Vault is far, far better than the Historic Green...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

From the sculpted cherry nut to the astonishing sculptures, amazement is everywhere in this gallery. It was nice to see that these people could afford so unnecessary beautiful items!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There has been recent changes in the collections between " Das Residenzschloss", "Neues Grünes Gewölbe", "Historisches Grünes Gewölbe" and to add to the confusion also from the " Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden " !?. This creates confusion at the start of your visit. The best is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank conrad57
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing collection. The aim of the Saxons dukes and princess is exposed here. Gold, silver, pearls, jewels... A true treasure of 300 years ago. A must see in Dresden

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This green vault is Europe’s most expensive collection of treasure chambers. You can even see the big green diamond from Aurangzeb’s court and its precious crown jewels. Don’t ask me why and how has it landed here all the way from India. No one knows!

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Deevine2014
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Have you seen cherry stone the size of a walnut with 185 individual faces carved into it? How about a goblet draped with diamonds with a elaborately carved dragon holding an ivory elephant? This is indeed an overwhelming example of opulence. Read up on the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

It is amazing for the sheer magnificence and opulence of its exhibits.What really stands out for me personally, is the Indian connection in some of the museum's grandest pieces.The depiction of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb's court, created by the Dresden jeweller Dinglinger has more than...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Gl0balCitizen2013
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I recommend seeing both the historic Grünes Gewölbe as well as the Neues - both are of huge interest historically and artistically. In the historic vaults - which you need special timed tickets to see - you can get a good sense of how these...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Incredible artefacts, gems and treasures can be found here! The Grünes Gewölbe in Dresden is a unique historic museum and contains the largest collection of treasures ,it features a rich variety of marvels from the Baroque to Classicism. Well worth a visit when in Dresden.

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank JollyAnn
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We didn't go see the Historisches G G but Neues Grünes Gewölbe is really worth the cost of entry. Don't miss the Grand Moguls birthday party by Dinglinger, it's absolutely amazing!

Date of experience: July 2013
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