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Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Gropiusallee 38, 06846 Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
49 340 6508
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Dessau
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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329 reviews 329 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The beauty of modernist design totally surrounds you and you feel what it's really about. Can't be understood from photos or lectures.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Dessau is famous for it's BAUHAUS buildings and history, even the whole BAUHAUS area was re-built many decades ago, it still leads the trend of modern art in nowadays. The history of BAUHAUS in Dessau is a tragedy to me, but the spirit never die, it rebirth and regenerate everywhere in the world.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Having studied the Bauhaus movement and German it was wonderful to be able to stay as a Bauhausler in one of the student rooms and visit the Meisterhauser of Klee and Kandinski. The bistro served a good breakfast. The tour of the Meisterhauser was interesting and living there you got to appreciate the simple functionality of the design. We were... More

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Fullerton, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visiting Dessau is a must if one is into modern art and architecture. Dessau is not far from Berlin, nor is it a big detour if one drives from Germany to the Czech Republic via Erfurt, Gera, and Weimar. I have wanted to go for many years and finally, this summer I was able to go. We also found an... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Don't miss Dessau: you can visit the Bauhaus building, the houses of Paul Klee, Kandisky and other artists (designed by Bauhaus masters), and have lunch or a bite in the Kornhaus restaurante, by the river. Easy trip in train from Berlin. You can rent a bike right outside the station

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Vence, France
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7 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

...especially due to the knowledgable and commited guide who studied there. Recommended. Visit not complete without the "Meisterhäuser".

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Dessau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

For all architect, if Villa Savoye is the must-visit place in France, The Bauhaus building is the must-visit place in Germany. Dessau is just only 1.45 hour from Berlin. Take the local train from Berlin Hbf(main station) to Dessau Hbf. Spending 2-3 hours and sitting for a while in the Bauhaus Cafe. one day trip is enough and the train... More

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London, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Good cafe, and worth visiting to see the original Bauhaus building. There is a permanent and a temporary exhibition, with information in English, but they're not very extensive. The building, however, is well worth the admission alone, and a great opportunity to see beautiful architecture, and wonderful original fixtures and fittings.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

we called and e-mailed a number of times trying to find out how to get an english-speaking tour of the bauhaus. the bauhaus has been on our bucket list and we didn't want to miss out by going on a german-speaking tour where we only understood a few words. we even tried to hire our own english guide from berlin... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Great visit here. Although the tour was only available in German, we went on it as it enabled us to see areas that we would not have otherwise. The internal and external views are as good as you would imagine, and the other facilities (gift shop, restaurant/cafe) were interesting and of a good standard.

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