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This 394-foot mural along the wall in the Royal Mews courtyard depicts a parade of Saxony rulers, some walking, others on horseback. Scratched into stucco by the artist in 1876, the mural was later recast onto porcelain tiles and, incredibly...more
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Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 October 2012

The Procession of Princes, or Fürstenzug in German, is at the Royal Mews. It should not be missed, but, to understand it fully either join a guided tour or take a guide book. It is a 102 metre long mural which depicts a parade of...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This procession--showcasing the ancestry of the Wettin House--is certainly worth a good look. Some 22000 Meissen tiles were used to replace the original painted version.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen photographs of this Dresden attraction but was not really prepared for the absolute magnificence of the real thing. I walked slowly viewing this mural made from Meissen porcelain tile. It is certainly one of the most beautiful 'urban' works of art in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a beautiful photo of the city's famous mural. The detail involved will amaze you. You will just stumble across it while exploring the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was blown away! Fürstenzug is the most stunning piece of mural I've seen. Painted in the 1870s to commemorate 800 years of the Wettin Dynasty of Saxony, it eventually fell into disrepair. Between 1904 and 1907, it was replaced by 23,000 weather proof Meissen...More

Thank Singaporelonegranger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very unique and interesting display. Go in the evening to avoid crowds. It is exceptionally well lighted at night. If you have a steady hand you can walk down the sidewalk and video it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a large mural of a mounted procession of the rulers of Saxony. Painted between 1871 and 1876. And in that case celebrating of the 800th anniversary of Wettin Dynasty. In the year 1904 to 1907 it was replaced by porcelain in the number of...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quickly walked passed thus immense piece if art / work. 5 minute visit in passing through the area is enough.

Thank David000081
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is pretty easy to find. It's a beautiful mural. Worth the walk. If you're in the neighborhood, take the time to see it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a beautiful tile history of the dresden monarchs. impressive in length and detail, especially for an outside work of art.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mural is one of the foremost murals I have ever seen and shows the succession of princes and kings way back to the 13th century. Very interesting

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This magnificent mural is 102 metres long and depicts a parade of rulers between 1127 and 1918. There was a fresco on this wall as early as the 16th century. In the late 19th century it was replaced with sgraffito technique on stucco, but this...More

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3 February 2015|
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Response from Eyeball09 | Reviewed this property |
They're not very big, probably 30x30cm. The tiles are a yellow/beige colour with a geometric pattern on them and the artwork of the Princes is over the top. They're about the size of the tiles that you might see clad on the... More
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Response from StickofRockDerby_UK | Reviewed this property |
Don't get too excited over this mural. It's interesting ... apparently you can see the development of horse breeding through the ages ... and there are the ex stables behind it. However, it's just a wall with ceramic tiles... More
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