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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town with English Speaking Guide provided by DresdenWalks

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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town with English Speaking Guide

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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This is a fantastic whistle-stop tour of Dresden Old Town that’s particularly well-suited for visitors who are short on time and want to see the city’s top historic sites. Get the most out of your experience by having a guide give you historical background information, as you traverse Dresden’s famous plazas and boulevards. Stops include Theater Square, the Royal Palace, and the Zwinger.
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You'll start at
Schloßplatz
Schloßpl., 01067 Dresden, GermanyYou meet our guide to the right of the large flight of stairs leading onto Bruehls terrace. Now close by the elevator leading you upstairs.
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    The Dresden Zwinger
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Procession of Princes
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    DresdenWalks
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Semper Opera House (Semperoper)
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Neumarkt
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Frauenkirche Dresden
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Bruehlsche Terrasse
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Neumarkt
Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden, Germanyit might differ, depending upon the guide
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Highlights
  • Visit top attractions, such as Dresden Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady
  • A great choice for travelers with limited time to see multiple attractions
  • Ideal tour for first-time visitors to Dresden to learn about its history
  • This is a wheelchair accessible tour
What to Expect
After meeting your guide, your tour of the magical Old Town of Dresden begins. See more in a short time while learning about the impact World War II had and how the city worked hard to reconstruct its historical monuments. There will be plenty of regal sites to see, including the Royal Cathedral, the Royal Palace, and the Royal Mews, which contains a mural depicting a parade of rulers known as the “Procession of Princes.” See the Church of Our Lady and also the lively Theater Square, which is full of monuments and museums. Another highlight is the Zwinger, a beautiful baroque-style palace. This is a fantastic, action-packed tour, which gives a glimpse into Dresden’s fascinating past and how the city rebuilt itself.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Schloßplatz, Schloßpl., 01067 Dresden, Germany
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Inclusions
  • Guided tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)
  • Entry/Admission - Semper Opera House (Semperoper)
  • Entry/Admission - Bruehlsche Terrasse
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Allan J wrote a review Jul. 2020
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The guide was excellent and knew EVERYTHING about Dresden. I can HIGHLY recommend this tour, especially if you only have limited time in Dresden.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Mike_Meyers wrote a review Mar. 2020
Falmouth, Massachusetts17 contributions9 helpful votes
We only had one day in Dresden and this was a perfect tour! Despite the cold temps, rain and wind our tour guide, Laura, was able to keep all 3 of our teenagers attention by telling them terrific and personalized stories of so much history! This is truly the best way to get a
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cfreeze00 wrote a review Feb. 2020
New Braunfels, Texas81 contributions20 helpful votes
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I went solo, and since it was a cold and very windy day it was a one-on-one tour which was awesome. Very full of knowledge and history. This tour should be done at the beginning of your trip.
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Mtngrl wrote a review Feb. 2020
Oregon/Washington14,115 contributions234 helpful votes
I took this walking tour recently and it was excellent! There were only 3 of us on the tour that day, and Seema was our guide. She was fantastic! Between the photos she had to share and her knowledge of the city and it's history, it was an excellent way to get to know the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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James S wrote a review Jan. 2020
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom3 contributions
Seema our guide was very knowledgable and gave us insights you just wouldn’t get from a guide book. Very enjoyable and would recommend
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Shamaal
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Thorough
The tour started promptly at 1430 then waited 15 minutes for a lost guest to arrive. Karen provided background info
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Carol C
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Beautiful Dresden
This walking tour covered many of the historical sites in Dresden. The guide was very knowledgeable and made the s
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769ronster
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Very informative
My husband and I did the noon walking tour of Dresden as we stopped in Dresden via train from Berlin to Prague. Our
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Lauren S
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Walking tour
This was the only walking tour that we could find in Dresden. The tour was good albeit shorter than I'm used to. Th
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Ron W
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Great Walk
We totally enjoyed all dresden walk tour. Our tour guide Laura was great. We sure liked her delivery as well as her
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Ameliamado
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Must do way to explore Dresden and its history!
I just wanted to thank Seema Prakash again for an amazing tour she gave us in Dresden. She was very friendly, knowl
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ziemowitiwanski
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Sentiment re-visit to Zwinger
Dresden old town souronding Zwinger Palace, amazing Mausen Porcelan and Galeery is now rebuilt after demolition fro
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Sami S
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Dresden through the ages
We attended the tour, hosted by Karen who was a lovely guide. Her knowledge of the city and story telling skills to
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yigal n
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The best guided walking tour that you can hope for
We took the Dresden walking tour with Karen .This was the best guided tour that we have ever had. Karen has the a
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Duke89
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Great Tour
Dresden Walks is a wonderful way to explore the city. Our guide Seema was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable a
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Sharon D
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Fabulous Walking Tour in Dresden
We had a wonderful walking tour organized through Dresden Walks. If you want to really learn about the history of
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reggie_fallon
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Fantastic walking tour! Very knowledgeable guides!
We did the 12€ Dresden walking tour with Jana. It was absolutely fantastic. Jana did a great job explaining everyth
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Eric E
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Great way to see the key Dresden points
Our tour guide was Katerina. She was fantastic! She kept us all engaged and the 2 hours flew by. Even our 12 year o
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freckledborn
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Nice Experience
Walking through the wide square surrounded by historical buildings accompanied by music rising from a white piano a
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Miranda S
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A great way to see the city!
Our guide(Claudia) was wonderful. She was so friendly and easy to talk to as we went through some of the most beaut
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