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Procession of Princes

Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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This 394-foot mural along the wall in the Royal Mews courtyard depicts a parade of Saxony rulers, some walking, others on horseback. Scratched into stucco by the artist in 1876, the mural was later recast onto porcelain tiles and, incredibly, survived the 1945 bombing of Dresden that destroyed most buildings.
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  • Average6%
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“porcelain tiles” (24 reviews)
“wall art” (7 reviews)
“ruling family” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

12.10.17 Walked by the wall of Princes today with German friends giving us a tour and have to say the murals are amazing works of art. the Doctor Hit me with some LOVE ❤️💕 and a helpful VOTE!

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The biggest porcelain mural in Europe (so presumably the world) is well worth a visit. When you realise that this is the original and has survived all the trials and tribulations that Dresden has suffered over the years, it makes it even more impressive. This...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This walkway or painting is very interesting and educational. It provides a visual summary of important characters of the history of Dresden with unique drawings and timeline

Thank thetravelerpenguin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk along of this nice peace of art and history. It cost nothing and it takes only few minutes .

Thank Luboš A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mural occupies an entire wall and is made up of 24,000 tiles of Meissen porcelain. It shows 700 years of Saxon royalty. The names of the nobles and princes are shown beneath their images. Note the Augustus the Strong image. It is more eye-catching...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way it was made, and it's representation was very worthwhile hearing about, while you walk by it. Would be an empty experience just to walk by it.

Thank Erick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large and 102 meters Long porcelain portrait of Margraves, dukes and kings of the House of Wettin between 1127 and 1904

Thank Jenry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recomend to take a tour with dresdenwalk for old town (Carolina was awesome) this way you dont miss a thing during your day in Dresden.

Thank Willhem H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to see old Dresden is by a self-planned and guided walking tour. The Procession of Princes should definitely be included on that walk (great connection between the Frauenkirche and the Palace). This mosaic survived the destruction of World War II, unlike most...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t miss this on a tour around Dresden. Fun to see this amazing outdoor work of art. Great history lesson too!

Thank colenkate
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3 February 2015|
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Response from Eyeball09 | Reviewed this property |
They're not very big, probably 30x30cm. The tiles are a yellow/beige colour with a geometric pattern on them and the artwork of the Princes is over the top. They're about the size of the tiles that you might see clad on the... More
3 February 2015|
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Response from StickofRockDerby_UK | Reviewed this property |
Don't get too excited over this mural. It's interesting ... apparently you can see the development of horse breeding through the ages ... and there are the ex stables behind it. However, it's just a wall with ceramic tiles... More