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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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The collection is awesome and must be visited. There are three floors with art from the 15th to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Well presented but small collection, some real jems

There are many works to like in this collection, but it does suffer a bit from some poor hanging... read more

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This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and Titian, but it is most famous for Rafael's Sistine Madonna.
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Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The collection is awesome and must be visited. There are three floors with art from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Some paintings are fantastic like Cranach, Vermeer and Rembrandt. If you follow the audio guide, the takes about two hours, which is perfect. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many works to like in this collection, but it does suffer a bit from some poor hanging (lots of glare from lighting)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This art museum is overwhelming. So much to see. The audio guide gives great detail on paintings it depicts, well worth paying the extra. Spent over 2 hours there and didn't see the the top floor. Musuem still be renovated can't imagine the entire collection.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Stunning galleries and wonderful paintings. 12 euro entrance fee. See Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bottichelli and many more. Stunned to see the painting by Raphael which has the two angels we see on cards etc. Two hours of joy.

1  Thank amandahep15
Reviewed 31 August 2018

As might be expected for one of the best regarded art galleries in Germany, the collection is well laid out, with ample space for trafic flow and viewing of the works. i thought the lighting was particularly good and really made the paintings 'pop'. There...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

I'm more a history person than an art person but I try to expand my knowledge. I heard this was good so decided at the last minute to visit. It far exceeded my expectations. The art took my breath away. The audio guide was fabulous,...More

1  Thank murphey1030
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lot of beautiful paintings, one of the best in the old city of Dresden, very impressed, I really enjoyed.

Thank Rowena L
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The paintings were stunning and had a good range of the Old Masters. The Canaletto paintings were particularly delightful.

Thank MHEWigan
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Wonderful paintings in an amazing building. I spent many hours here enjoying the beauty. It would be even better in the off-season where you had more freedom to wander and view each painting.

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Came here for a few hours while in Dresden. It's got a very good collections of artwork. The map they give you points to a few more significant paintings so it's easier for people to see. Some of the rooms also have very comfortable sofas...More

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Jjay W
28 August 2018|
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Response from straea | Reviewed this property |
I visited in June and the queue only took a few minutes, but of course none of us can guarantee what it will be like the day you visit. I advise simply arriving early in the day.
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Response from ManoloTravel | Reviewed this property |
You have good taste. The girl is reading, definitly, she is holding the letter with two hands and the letter is probably from her lover.