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Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is located very centrally where all the other attractions (Opera House, Green Vault) are within a short walk. Both the old and new masters exhibits are amazing. Zwinger also hosts a variety of classical music programs, one of which I attended and thoroughly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking a day trip to Dresden from Prague, the Zwinger wasn't our first choice of museums but it turned out to be our highlight of the day. The Royal Residence was closed for renovation and the Zwinger was our alternative to see Saxon heritage and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would advise not to bring a lot of stuff: big backpacks, suitcases, winter clothes. Lockers are relatively small and very secure. No selfie sticks allowed into the museums. However taking photos, in most galleries, is allowed. Ask stuff in-advance. When you are IN, try...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful Baroque monument is in every art history book and like all of Dresden, it refers to the powerful reign of the Saxon dukes in the 18th century and their interest for not only collecting art but also attracting artists to work and for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place or garden is a very famous place in Dresden close to a lot of other attractions around. It is a must during a Dresden visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Lots of history here and the museum is a good rainy day event. Take your time and read the descriptions

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

Even on a Monday when the galleries were closed this was well worth a visit. It's free to walk along the 'roof' of the colonnade. Seemed to be some great displays inside.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

A fantastic complex of Baroque buildings and grounds. We came through on a cold, rainy December day and it took nothing away from the beauty of this place. Walking through the complex is free, but there are some places you must pay to enter, i.e.,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Keep in mind that there are not too many historical sites in Dresden so you can see them all in less than 4 hours walk. The Zwinger is beautiful place!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019

The entire collection of buildings and the garden is absolutely stunning, but I also loved its museums, especially the paintings gallery!! I wish I had more time to sit a bit more in the gardens.

Date of experience: October 2018
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Track1089 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you striking out with us. Zwinger is a group of buildings and an outside space. Yes, I saw a Service Desk by the entrance to the Old Master Gallery but when I was there several times, I never saw a group... More
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8 August 2018|
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Response from tanupriyac | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t need to prebook but it is closed on Mondays ... the grounds are open but you can’t access the exhibits.
26 March 2018|
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Response from Leonardo P | Reviewed this property |
It’s mostly a church so I think so... but I’m not sure if there are the possibility to do visit tour !!
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