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Just walking by is impressive

Not having enough time, we just passed by but it was enough impressive to see the Bauhaus masters... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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It a miracle

It id s miracle that only two of the original houses were bombed and lost. The GDR however did not... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ebertallee 69-71, 06846 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the time the old houses where still in renovation. This is the 100 years aniversary of the bauhaus it was dissapointing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angel72NL
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Not having enough time, we just passed by but it was enough impressive to see the Bauhaus masters' houses from th outside. This UNESCO listed site is under reconstruction now, so thus may be about all you can do now.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It id s miracle that only two of the original houses were bombed and lost. The GDR however did not treat the houses kindly but since the wall come down they have been listed as INESCO World Heritage. The two houses that were bombed -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

by the look of the extensive amount of work being carried out on the houses, the visit will be worth making in a year or 2... right now it is still worth a look but on the outside only

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Space, light and huge surfaces. A unique architecture for the days of the erection; but also for now. It is an indispensable site to view. Three of the master homes are open for a visit. But you have to ring the bell first. Inside the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tamer H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

at its hey-days, from 1926-1931 - for 5 years, the world archtiecture centre must have been right here. it was the avangarde of the best ... they concluded a new style and we can still see the elements today. Great tour, 4 houses are open...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I loved the trip from AtoZ and these houses are a treasure to discover Unfortunetely the house where Kandinski and Klee lived is closed to the public for the moment

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited the semi-detached Walter Gropius houses on a grey day but the brilliance of the architecture really shone through. These stunning homes were designed for the Bauhaus Masters to live in including Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy and Gropius. Stand and stare at the clean lines,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This stunning collection of houses shown what might have been if Germany had not fallen under the Nazi spell and forced all of its talented architectural students to leave. The buildings are in better condition than they were when I first say them in 1987,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was interesting enough but there wasn't really enough background and nor did we see what the "lived-in" houses looked like. For me, the Kurt Weill section was the most interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
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