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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany (Innere Altstadt)
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and Titian, but it is most...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Art lovers should definitely head to this place for the fact that there are so many masterpieces at display here and most importantly they are well placed and the navigation around the place is quite easy too. i loved the pieces at display and had a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It was just great. I spent several hours, took Russian audio-guide and explored a lot. Signature paintings from most known world masters of past.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Perhaps it would have been better if I'd come here first, rather than straight after a several hours long tour of different parts of the Residenzschloss, but I found the Old Masters Gallery very, very tiring. Too many rooms, too many paintings too crowded together (they soon began to blur into one another), too far to walk, an audio-guide that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Great art well-displayed. You can get close enough to the paintings to really see the technique, the brush strokes. Best in show in Europe for our money. Better than the Tate or the Louve.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I didn't plan to visit Dresden, but since I was there, I took the opportunity to visit this place. I was amazed by the paintings displayed. The Sistine Madonna is really impressive. There are also paintings by other masters like Tiziano, Tintoretto, Rubens, etc. I really loved it!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I've been several museums like Louve,galleria academia and some in Florence and Berlin. This is one of my best renaissance painting collection. The ticket price is so valuable compared to tremendous renaissance painting collection. Just realized that the two little angels on the christmas box has originally comes from Rafael's sisterine Madonna. And you found in here. The museum is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Some quality paintings. There are a number of famous artists but there were many artists that I was not familiar with that had some impressive paintings, as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The gallery has paintings you have seen in images all your life, without knowing that they are found in Dresden. The two angels you saw on Christmas cards came from Raphael's Sistine Madonna. Georgione's Sleeping Venus shows you an artist can get away with nudity if it cloaks it in mythology.Cranach does the same with biblical themes. Rembrandt and Saskia... More 

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Bytom, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the most famous gallerys in the Europe. It's worth to see not only for specialists. Good idea to buy DresdenCard befor going there,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A visit to Dresden is incomplete if one does not go to the Old Masters’ Gallery and see its central attraction: the Sistine Madonna. One enters the room where she and the Christ Child are enthroned and one is immediately awed, not only by her wistful, troubled look but also by the portrayal of her troubled son and the saints... More 

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