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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49146679
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Wonderful paintings and other treasures.

Famous classic museum. Many treasures. Worth taking one of the tours offered. Lockers for storage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John W
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Sacramento, California
Great Gallery

Very wide range of art , a world of classic treasures, if you like 16 to late 19th C art there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard M
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and Titian, but it is most famous for Rafael's Sistine Madonna.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famous classic museum. Many treasures. Worth taking one of the tours offered. Lockers for storage of heavy coats (winter) or other items.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very wide range of art , a world of classic treasures, if you like 16 to late 19th C art there are some wonders to see. Very well curated and laid out, to good effect and display. For 10 Euro, a bargain treat. Take 2...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gallery is superb. I have been there a few times and would like to return. However, in my humble opinion, guided tours destroy the ambiance of the gallery. While one tries to enjoy the outstanding collection of paintings, some guides noisily give there comments...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The gallery is comparable to the collections of Uffizi and Prado Museums. In a magnificient building, works of old European masters are displayed in a very well organised manner. Especially the works of Cranach, Dürer and other german artists make up the highlights of the...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The gallery offers a nice selection of classic artwork from some famous artists including Raphael, Ruben sand Rembrandt. The entrance is a little hidden but the gallery covers several floors. Top floor has some portraits would pass for photos, they are so detailed. May have...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We spent a very enjoyable two hours here, on a rainy December day in Dresden. If it weren't for the kids (in particular, our 6yo boy) getting a little tired, we could easily have spent several hours more. A well laid-out gallery, containing several masterpieces...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

On the top floor, at the back, in the still life section and on the right hand side is the most breathtaking painting I have seen. I think it’s called “man with a spotted hat”. The clarity is so pronounced you could be forgiven for...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

What a wonderful display of fine art. The chance to enjoy these works of art is not to be missed. Take your time and truly appreciate each piece for its content and how the brush strokes are carefully used to create a work which will...More

Thank Rick L
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

What is truly special is that this place not overwhelming with the number of paintings like Louvre or other big galleries. It is perfect to stroll around and take a closer look, find out little details in the paintings. You don't need to rush to...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Dresden is frequently referred to as the Florence of the Elbe. This museum tells you why the city deserves that particular nickname. There are outstanding paintings in this museum that are highlighted on the brochure you obtain when you enter. Try not to miss them....More

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You have good taste. The girl is reading, definitly, she is holding the letter with two hands and the letter is probably from her lover.
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