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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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Amazing! Not too large, but very impressive. Of course with it's highlights of Sixtinische Madonna... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yanik M
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Zurich, Switzerland
Great cultural experience with less crowds than Louvre or British museums.

This museum was one of the "must fit in" attractions and highlights of our Dresden stay. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen C
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Wollongong, Australia
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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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Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! Not too large, but very impressive. Of course with it's highlights of Sixtinische Madonna by Raphael, but also Triptychon von Jan van Eyck is special to see. After being study this art work for a long time, finally I could see it in real....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was one of the "must fit in" attractions and highlights of our Dresden stay. There is plenty to see covering a broad range of sculptures, bronzes and of course the old master's on display. I'd say too much of the old religious themed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The collection itself is amazing, however the museum guide is not clear, where you can find which collection + unfortunately many rooms (majority of the collection) were closed and will be closed until 2019. The staff is really nice and helpful!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is an excellent museum of paintings up to 1800. It has a bunch of Cranach, Durers and Botticellis, among others. The top floor has about a dozen Canelettos and currently limits the number of visitors because half the floor is in restoration so there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The collection is awesome and must be visited. There are three floors with art from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Some paintings are fantastic like Cranach, Vermeer and Rembrandt. If you follow the audio guide, the takes about two hours, which is perfect. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

There are many works to like in this collection, but it does suffer a bit from some poor hanging (lots of glare from lighting)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This art museum is overwhelming. So much to see. The audio guide gives great detail on paintings it depicts, well worth paying the extra. Spent over 2 hours there and didn't see the the top floor. Musuem still be renovated can't imagine the entire collection.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Stunning galleries and wonderful paintings. 12 euro entrance fee. See Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bottichelli and many more. Stunned to see the painting by Raphael which has the two angels we see on cards etc. Two hours of joy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

As might be expected for one of the best regarded art galleries in Germany, the collection is well laid out, with ample space for trafic flow and viewing of the works. i thought the lighting was particularly good and really made the paintings 'pop'. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I'm more a history person than an art person but I try to expand my knowledge. I heard this was good so decided at the last minute to visit. It far exceeded my expectations. The art took my breath away. The audio guide was fabulous,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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travel-kit99
August 28, 2018|
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Response from straea | Reviewed this property |
I visited in June and the queue only took a few minutes, but of course none of us can guarantee what it will be like the day you visit. I advise simply arriving early in the day.
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You have good taste. The girl is reading, definitly, she is holding the letter with two hands and the letter is probably from her lover.
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