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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany (Innere Altstadt)
03 51 4 91 4 66 79
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Ranked #1 of 67 attractions in Dresden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

With my wheelchair bound husband and another relative I visited this otherwise excellent museum on June 21st 2014. We were politely guided around the outside of the building where, after the arrival of an operative, a wonderful elevator arose from the ground! This took us to the lower floor where we purchased our entry tickets, submitted them to the official... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This is a small art museum with some great collections. The admission is included in the Zwinger ticket, which is about 10 euros. Raphael's Sistine Madonna is definitely the most famous one in this collection and I it alone is worth the price of the admission ticket. Upstairs, you can also find some paintings of Dresden in 1800s. It is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were delighted!!!! Very nice Museum! Small, but it has a very good collection. They should play a classical music to build a comfortable place! Totally worthy!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Certainly worth visiting. There are some construction activities nearby and the emplacement of the exposition is interim but nevertheless, a very good collection. The original of the Sistine Madonna is breath-taking.

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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Have you ever wanted to view a painting created by an artist you absolutely love? The Sistine Madonna by Raphael with the two sweet cherubs has long been a family favorite and, when I visited Dresden, it was at the top of my list of things to see. Standing in front of this masterpiece was magical for me as was... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Amazing. The Zwinger's Gemaeldegalerie, the porcelain collection, the time-piece and most of all the measuring instrument collections is fabulous.

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Moscow, Russia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

There are not so many museums which has so beautiful collection. Use any available chance to see it. And a little secret: take a break in a museum cafe - it is excellent!

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montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Lots of fabulous paintings.Only problem is that the gallery is being renovated at the moment so some of the paintings are hung so high it is difficult to see them.

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Dream of my whole life came true in this trip. I was so fascinated to see The Sistine Madonna by Rafael. There are no words in the world to describe the beauty of this Masterpiece. I spend hours standing and enjoying this magnificent painting. If you can see it alone, it is already worth the trip. All collections in this... More

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Miami, Florida
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I delayed my departure from Dresden so that I could visit this museum. It had been closed when I arrived on Monday. I am very glad that I made the effort to see it as it was an exceptional collection of paintings. My favorites were the Canalettos and the still life paintings. I have been to a lot of art... More

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