The city of Dresden has many layers of history and it's fate during WW2 is of special interest to many. Others find it's baroque past fascinating while still others would rather learn about the East German GDR times. Or maybe architecture or iconography is your thing.There are numerous possibilities to curate this tour and we are happy to customize the information to your exact needs. We are licenced guides passionate about increasing our knowledge and yet delivering it all in an entertaining and engaging fashion.
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Stop At: Am Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany
The Theaterplatz of Dresden is where the city comes together to make its voice heard. Dominated by the imposing Semperopera, the square is enclosed by the Royal Palace, The Cathedral and Old Masters Gallery and considered by many to be one of the most beautiful squares of Europe.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Frauenkirche Dresden, Georg-Treu-Platz 3 Eingang G der Frauenkirche, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany
This is the symbol of Dresden, the personification of Dresden's rising from the ashes. You will learn its story and time permitting we can go in for a quick visit.
It is considered a sculpture you can experience and was conceptualized as the entrance to a grand new royal palace that was never built. It is a reminder of the exotic and fantastic parties once held here 300 years ago.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Procession of Princes, Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany
100 metres long, 24,000 thousand tiles, the longest porcelain artwork in the world. There are secrets and stories hidden within it. See if you can spot them!
Built, burnt down, rebuilt. Repaired and extended, burnt, rebuilt. The Royal Palace is an eclectic guardian of the history of the family that ruled Saxony and is home to their astounding collection of treasures. We walk through one of it's courtyards, but you can go in by yourself later and explore the museums.
The Royal Cathedral of Dresden is a magnificent structure. Built in secret by a catholic ruler in Protestant Saxony, the former court church has some unusual features and is one of the burial sites of the Royal family. We will see it from the outside and learn it's interesting story.