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Zwinger

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Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
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Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Zwinger is a beautiful rococo and baroque palace, built by the Saxon electors. It is in the very heart of Dresden, in its historical center, and very easy to find. You should go... read more

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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Zwinger is a beautiful rococo and baroque palace, built by the Saxon electors. It is in the very heart of Dresden, in its historical center, and very easy to find. You should go to Dresden just to see this, and enjoy a rich historical imagery. It is free to access the garden, which is incredible, and you can also walk... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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We visited Dresden with whole-day guided tour. It was good and bad. Wanted to see it "all", but had a limited time (bad). Having a guide was great, because a listening to the colorful histories when sightseeing is a must! Especially, Zwinger palace tied with both Augustus "The Strong" - Electors of Saxony, and Kings of Poland is full of... More 

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Devizes
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You do need someone to explain it all. We wandered around on our own, had a lovely time but didn't realise what we were seeing. It was quite good to explore first and then have a guide on the second viewing. Some things we didn't realise like the clock having porcelain bells. We went on a brilliantly sunny morning so... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this. 3 world class museums with fascinating exhibits. We especially enjoyed the Mathematical and scientific exhibits. The Zwinger was well worth the trip alone.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our three-generation family visited on a rainy day. There was plenty to see, even for the children who enjoyed exploring the grounds and seeing the amazing collection of porcelain. Don't miss the art gallery, if only to see a portion of one painting that has become a popular icon.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the historic quarter this is an enormous rectangular palace like structure with a huge central courtyard and two ponds with fountains. The architecture is stunning and different wings contain different exhibitions. A large gold crown is above the main entrance.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see. Beautiful and lovingly rebuilt so you cannot tell original from new. Breathtaking. It's my 4th time visiting and it never gets old.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Nice place to visit, it's free to enter. Be there @ 10:15 for the bells!! Some sights that you pay we didn't do just because of time.

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This art gallery offers so many art collections. Paintings and porcelains especially. The garden is beautiful and so well maintained.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many do compare the Zwinger Musuem of Dresden with its more visible elder sister The Louvre Musuem at Paris. Having lived at Paris for 7 years I know the Louvre pretty well and found it having a masculine imposing image through its miles of walking galleries and unending long facades endowed with sculptures terraces and walls, though very beautiful. But... More 

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