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Bruehl Terrace

Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 501501
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Once the private garden of the Count of Bruehl, this large open plaza offers the city's best view of the River Elbe. Under the terrace are trenches, battlements and other remnants of the city's original fortifications.
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  • Average5%
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Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 351 501501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place with great view to parlament, Elbe river and alt-stadt, worth to walk under the trees from museum to church

Thank Michał Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boardwalk stretches from one side of old town to almost the other side and you pass by some of the old buildings that are located on the river. You can see the design and details of the old buildings as you stroll. You can...More

Thank Tourhound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meeting point, people watching, or just sit on the stairs and rest from all the site seeing. Cute little bars and restaurant all around.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a number of benches looking on across the river and a couple of very reasonable restaurants, a stroll along it is a must at sunset.

Thank luchyswanwick_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful and fun walking boardwalk (not recommended in the winter due to extreme cold), lined with restaurants and cafes, food stands.

Thank Dikla D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed strolling this area and observing the intricate carvings that adorned the buildings situated high above the river Elbe. Both the buildings and the river view were a feast for our eyes!

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

By the descriptions we read, we expected more here. The "Balcony of Europe" I believe it is proclaimed. Just not that impressed.

Thank Road-Lifer
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The most beautiful section of the Elbe's banks in Dresden was designed and built between 1739 and 1748 as Count Brühl's private pleasure gardens, and is known as the “Balcony of Europe”. From the terrace you can access the Art Academy, Dresden Fortress and the...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We wanted to see the terrace while in Dresden, but actually stumbled upon it by accident as we were walking around. It does give you a nice high vantage point to see over the city or out over the river and bridges. There is a...More

Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

While your wandering around your going to stumble up onto the terrace. So much to see from up here plus a number of places to grab something to eat as well.

Thank Preston S
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Martha J
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Response from Kirsten B | Reviewed this property |
Dresden is indeed a lovely place to visity. You can walk the center of the town from one tourist atraction to another, most of which are for free. You can take a bus ride for the suburbs, and a boat tour along the Elbe. Then... More