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Procession of Princes

Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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This 394-foot mural along the wall in the Royal Mews courtyard depicts a parade of Saxony rulers, some walking, others on horseback. Scratched into stucco by the artist in 1876, the mural was later recast onto porcelain tiles and, incredibly, survived the 1945 bombing of Dresden that destroyed most buildings.
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“porcelain tiles” (24 reviews)
“wall art” (7 reviews)
“ruling family” (7 reviews)
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Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a quick walk to see this stunning and detailed wall. I happened to see it as I was wandering after visiting the Dresden Castle and museums. Very beautiful

Thank manormeow2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing sight to see and it is well worth stopping by and taking some time to take in the intricate images. The size of the mural is impressive and it is a must-see sight in Dresden.

Thank Talia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids were so amazed about the story of the rulers of Dresdner history, I suggest to visited in sunny day.

Thank Anas C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up there by accident; It is on an old wall right next to a road not too far from Frankenkirch.

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wall contains pictures of all the kings who ruled the area over the years. One of the symbols of the city of Dresden. It's very easy to get there. Located on a beautiful side street. A must-see place.

Thank Eyal A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful mosaic wall depicting the historic progression of the Saxony rulers. Worth a quick visit as you tour the historic area. Several vendors set up their kiosks across from the wall, so this is a good place to purchase your Dresden souvenirs.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t miss! Showing all kings of this part of Germany. Great mural! Takes only 10min to look at it. All kings seemed looking alike 😃

Thank Ksenija M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This procession is well worth visiting. It is absolutely stunning, and so detailed! Even if you can't read the German inscriptions it is beautiful to walk down.

Thank Isabella L
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Procession of Princes is a large mural of a mounted procession of the rulers of Saxony, . It is over 100 metres long and consists of mosaic tiles. The work is incredible to see, it is so detailed. The mural is not far from...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I'll admit it's pretty cool. There is only one female in the whole thing - make a game of it and try find her.

Thank hazzamarri2442
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3 February 2015|
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Response from Eyeball09 | Reviewed this property |
They're not very big, probably 30x30cm. The tiles are a yellow/beige colour with a geometric pattern on them and the artwork of the Princes is over the top. They're about the size of the tiles that you might see clad on the... More
3 February 2015|
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Response from StickofRockDerby_UK | Reviewed this property |
Don't get too excited over this mural. It's interesting ... apparently you can see the development of horse breeding through the ages ... and there are the ex stables behind it. However, it's just a wall with ceramic tiles... More