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Panometer Dresden

Gasanstaltstr. 8b, 01237 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 3555340
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Just WOW!

I went there with my GF and her grandparents, (they all are from Dresden) and it was impressive. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rodrigo B
Dresden in perspective

We walked from the main historical part of Dresden to this attraction. It was about a 50 minute... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Since 2006 the Panometer Dresden, a former gas tank in Dresden Reick, displays the monumental 360° panoramas “BAROQUE DRESDEN” and “DRESDEN 1945” created by Berlin artist Yadegar Asisi in a regular change. The presentation of the pictures on a scale of 1:1 and a 105 m wide and 27 m high surface is supported by the use of light and sound. Standing on the 15 m high platform in the middle of the monumental picture the visitor can thus experience the perfect illusion of immerging into the history of Saxony’s capital Dresden. Between January and May/June the panorama “DRESDEN 1945” broaches the issues of tragedy and hope of the European city. The accompanying exhibition provides an introduction into the immediate aftermath of the bombing raids on February 13th in 1945. Inside of the panorama picture, which is supported by light and sound effects, the incidents of this day get then even more realistic for the visitors and they get the feeling of being directly involved in the happening. The following documentary, showing interviews with contemporary witnesses, depicts Dresden’s reconstruction in the centuries after the bombing. Between June and December “BAROQUE DRESDEN” invites its visitors to a travel in time into the epoch of Baroque, Dresden’s most famous era. Inspired by the numerous vedutas of Bernardo Bellotto, also known as Canaletto, Yadegar Asisi depicts a unique overall view of Saxony’s capital city. Detailed sceneries of the city life and the courtly routine during the Augustan Epoch, dated back to 1695 - 1760, allow the visitors to plunge into the baroque heyday. The accompanying exhibition, held in vibrant colours such as magenta, deep blue and gold, concentrates on the baroque city’s daily life. Numerous exhibits illustrate different aspects of absolutism, court and religion of this time.
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Gasanstaltstr. 8b, 01237 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Gasanstaltstr. 8b, 01237 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 3555340
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my GF and her grandparents, (they all are from Dresden) and it was impressive. I was fascinated by this place. It's huge, impressive, interesting and even fun. (We had fun trying to find / notice very little and even odd details.)...More

Thank Rodrigo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from the main historical part of Dresden to this attraction. It was about a 50 minute walk through a lovely park (during Autumn). We passed the VW factory before entering the park and a visit here could be factored into the day. Unluckily...More

Thank Roamers46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old gasometer of Dresden has been reinvented. The inside walls have been used to project ancient views of the city of Dresden and her environment in a high density computer arrangement. The panorama is 27 m high 360 degrees. You can look at Dresden...More

Thank PeterHarkort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will not believe this. It is stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it. Bring binoculars. I’m not kidding! I spent 2 hours there and wish I had 2 more.

Thank JustAGuyOnTheRoad
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The concierge at our hotel recommended the Panometer to us and we were grateful that he did, as this is an amazing experience. The work on the paintings themselves is first class, and the actual 360 degree effect is awesome. The story of Dresden's past...More

Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a pretty amazing place located inside an old Gasometer, it gives a 360 degree impression of Old Dresden or Dresden in 1945 after the bombings - they change the Exhibition around, stand around gawp at everything wondering how the hell they did it,...More

Thank JFW_250
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is exactly for sightseeings from one place, up in tower. Must pay to get inside. We used a small reduced price after got such a ticket when visited (one day earlier) in frauenkirchen tower, by walk. Here you can take as many photo as...More

Thank JaakkoTapio
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience, it is a masterpiece. If you visit Dresden you must see. Visit Panometer before you see the city

Thank omurb1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to with the S Bahn, and then a short walk. Really beautiful and interesting exhibit. We saw Dresden Baroque and it was awesome. There is also a small room where there is a film about how they made the panometer and that...More

Thank amillieeeee
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were lookimg forward to visiting this sight, as an important contextualising history of Dresden in the last century. Although we visited during advertised opening hours in the middle of the week, we were met with a board, saying in German only (no explanation given...More

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