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Beautiful square in front of the royal residence

The plaza in front of the Royal residence is home to many important sculptures and monuments... read more

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Schloßplatz is a city square in the center of Dresden. Wherever You look there are so many nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plaza in front of the Royal residence is home to many important sculptures and monuments including a memorial to King Albert, another to Frederick Augustus and the Napoleon stone from where Napoleon set off with his troops for the battle of Dresden. The beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Schloßplatz is a city square in the center of Dresden. Wherever You look there are so many nice things to see here. Because of that the buildings are so very big its almost impossible to get the object on one photo with compact camera....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Wonderful plaza between the palace, the Catholic church and the Bruehl Terrace and the end of the Augustusbrucke. On a Suinday it was full of tourists, locals (many on bicycles), ice cream vendors, and street musicians.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Surrounded by Bruhel Terrace, the Royal Palace, The Catholic Cathedral and the Canaletto Blick there are great views of the river.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed July 31, 2018

The Schlossplatz is the beautiful center of Dresden's tourist area adjacent to the Residenzschloss, the Royal Palace, and and the Katholische Hofkirche, the Catholic Court Church. The ticket office for the Royal Palace is nearby and we purchased our VIP day pass for all the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Our two couples were just driving from Wroclaw to Prague via Dresden and had no expectations none whatsoever. After a quick visit to the downtown for dinner, we walked pass the Schlossplatz and have been so amazed that we decided to change our plan and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dan_Explorateur
Reviewed July 13, 2018

In a taxi from the train station to the old center of the city, one could be forgiven for thinking, "Where's the beautiful city?. At least I did, until the driver took a turn and I glimpsed the tops of the buildings in the Schlossplatz....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jack H
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Tourist attractions on Schlossplatz are the ones that tourists choose when starting their visit to Dresden. All attractions around this historic center are excellent use of visiting time. Probably the Residenzschloss is the more popular attraction to visit on the square as it has 5...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed July 10, 2018

As part of the Top Deck tour coming into to Germany from Czech Republic, we stopped by Dresden first briefly. There was a marathon happening at the time, but we still walked into the city centre. Our tour guide explained to us how some buildings...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank toannguyenaustralia
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Great place to take in all the wonders of the old city. Well restored, it has become the focal point for food and music. We caught an opera singer giving a solo concert in the square. Great acoustics. Marvelous setting. Soak it in!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank H T
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