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Pillnitzer Landstrasse, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #29 of 68 Attractions in Dresden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

a cabin-lift that goes from near the river along the river slope up to the top of the hill. Best time to see it, when in Dresden Loschwitz they have the "Elbhangfest". Then the many artists who live in Loschwitz open their houses to the visitors for cake and a cup of coffee and at the border of the river... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Before we begin - this is not even close to the famous Schwebebahn of Wuppertal. It is more of a cable car. Since this geographical point has two mountains, the Dresden authorities have created two mountain railways: Schwebebahn and Standseilbahn. Each is unique in it's own ways and each has it's special characteristics. Both of them take off very close... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

It was well worth taking this short trip up the hill. The views are fantastic and the railway itself is very interesting. There is a commentary on what you can see on the ride and a return ticket costs under five euros. Take the time to go up to the viewing platform at the summit station and if the weather... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It was interesting to discover that this suspension railway first started running in 1901, with it being the oldest such one. We took a trip up and down on a gorgeous clear sunny day. Even though the journey takes only a few minutes, it is definitely worthwhile. The gentle ascent and descent affords great views. The upper station platform is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

If you like nice pastries and nice views, take the schwebebahn to the top of the hill and upon exiting the station, head directly into the Luisenhof Hotel to sit on the patio for a coffee and pastry. The service was delightful and the desserts are eye-popping.

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