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Bruehl Terrace

Neighborhood: Innere Altstadt
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Address: Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Description: Once the private garden of the Count of Bruehl, this large open plaza...
Once the private garden of the Count of Bruehl, this large open plaza offers the city's best view of the River Elbe. Under the terrace are trenches, battlements and other remnants of the city's original fortifications.
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'Balcony of Europe'

The Bruehl terrace is a must visit part of the old city where you can feel the vibration of the Elbe and admire the wonderful views from there. A great place to enjoy a coffee and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Bruehl terrace is a must visit part of the old city where you can feel the vibration of the Elbe and admire the wonderful views from there. A great place to enjoy a coffee and people watch, the terrace is also great for a stroll to enjoy various views, get great photos and watch the historic steamers on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I visited Dresden on a beautiful sunny day in early March. We took a leisurely walk along the terrace, the views of the river and the surrounding buildings were amazing. Dresden is a beautiful city and it was very enjoyable walk.........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a wonderful walk with beautiful views of the river and the majesty of buildings along it- as well as lots of trees and flowers in spring, which add to the ambiance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I walked along the Bruehl's Terrace on a sunny morning. It was lovely as there were few people there. From the Terrace you get a good view on the Elbe river and Neustadt on the other side of the water. On the Altstadt side you walk past the Albertinum and you can even see the Frauenkirche peak out above other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What a great place to see an overview of the river and town! You'll see many people walk up teh stairs fot teh awe inspiring view!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Special place to have coffee and contemplate all the artworks below in the Zwinger and monuments around...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It is a historic architectural symbol in Dresden, the great view on the river Elbe opens from this terrace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Bruhl's Terrace is also known as the balcony of Europe.It is located next to the Elbe river and offers beautiful views.It is a great place to have a leisurely stroll and watch the steamers on the river.It is near the popular landmarks Semperoper,the Furstenzug and if you are visiting those places, you should climb up a few stairs and walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Love the views across the Elbe River. The Terrace is so closed to the other Dresden attractions - it would be nice to use it as final stop to watch the sunset or a mid-stop to simply enjoy the beauty of Dresden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's not just a walk alongside the river like in other places in Europe or elsewhere. You feel like you are waking in history since you have all these gigantic and magnificent buildings on the other side of the terrace. It also offers you with a great view of Dresden Old Town and the beautiful Elbe river.

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