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Festung Dresden

Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 43837030
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Discovering the fortifications of Dresden

An interesting walk through a section of the subterranean fortifications of Dresden, with audio... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
Self guided tour with audio guide

Entrance between Albertinum and Art Academy. 5 euro entrance fee which includes your audio guide... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Ernie H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 43837030
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

An interesting walk through a section of the subterranean fortifications of Dresden, with audio guide in a variety of languages included as part of admission. It isn't too extensive and can be seen in less than an hour.

Thank NMMc
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Entrance between Albertinum and Art Academy. 5 euro entrance fee which includes your audio guide (14 stations to listen to commentary). Well explained as to the whys and wherefores of its construction and enlargement over the centuries to its 'grounding' which has left only this...More

1  Thank Ernie H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

There was a lot of very interesting history on the story of the progression of the building of the fortress. There are audio guides. It was very interesting and took about 1-1 1/2 hours to go through the self guided tour. It was worth it.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The place says a bit more about history of Dresden. Very good opportunity to go one level deeper to the city's history

Thank Dilenciya
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Festung is so amazing to observe and the rebuiding is still ongoing. How many Battles been fought there is just beyond imagination. They have a very nice headset explination where you can walk and listen to what went on in every place. Hopefully they...More

Thank Sebastian L
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The city defences and gates, now well below street level, are the oldest surviving part of Dresden, and one of the bastions has been excavated and opened to the public. It's an interesting tour, and the audioguide gives detailed explanations. One slight grumble - there...More

Thank Sue_at_folly
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A part of the City defence system around the 17th century interestingly described with audio guides. The section is the gate/bridge defence on the river access to the City and the development & improvements of the defences are well explained.

Thank Failsafe659
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I have been here soon after it opened to the public and since then two major floods came through and put the many volunteer hours back significantly but it is again a place to go back in history - the only place in fact where...More

Thank R_G_Baker
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

You want to make sure to take the audio-guide that comes free with your 5 euros ticket. Without it, it would be a lot less interesting since there is a lot of history in this place but not a lot of objects and writing. Think...More

1  Thank Marie_eve_78
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This museum is an excellent value for 5€ and was a very interesting look into the Dresden of old. Audioguides available in many languages. Great couple of hours.

Thank perezjale
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5 May 2017|
Response from petergram |
Yes - until 2018
15 February 2017|
Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure? I thought they had a website? Here it is, I couldn't find it in English. You can try using a language app to write and ask. Then when they answer. You can use the app to copy and paste the answer. I usually... More