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Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 351 491920
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Beautiful place with large open area and 3 entrances/exits. Right next door to the Semperoper, Green vault, stunning Katholische Hofkirche, and nearby the Fürstenzug (Procession... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Johannesburg
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107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful place with large open area and 3 entrances/exits. Right next door to the Semperoper, Green vault, stunning Katholische Hofkirche, and nearby the Fürstenzug (Procession of Princes) and the Frauenkirche. We visited in winter, and found the premises and part of the buildings under reservation. There wasn't much grass, and the fountains were not functioning. The entrance to the main... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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269 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is at its worst in Feb -- gardens in maintenance mode, Physics wing closed, Alte Meister Galerie closed. Still a nice building, but not the marquis attraction is must be in the summer.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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171 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once a city wall construction, the Zwinger has redesigned from August the Great to a place for celebrations, impressive part of the old Dresden

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Boca Raton, Florida
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful complex to visit especially on a sunny day, very impressive. It's nice to just stroll around the grounds and admire the richly decorated buildings and water features and imagine how it was in the 18th century. Not too many benches to rest there, we sat on some base of a statue because our feet were aching from all the... More 

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Hanoi
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice attraction in Dresden, a must go place when you visit Dresden. Just wish the weather would have been nicer in Feb .

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Southport, CT
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307 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Various buildings seem somewhat lonely in the winter. The physics salon is open, but unfortunately, the gallery is not open due to renovation. Will reopen in mid February, 2016.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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130 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From a distance it looks like a grand entrance to a museum. Walking through the front entrance it looks like the garden was made for royalty. Such a huge well designed landscape with pillars, statues and fountains. Zwinger is a place to see even you don't go into the museum filled with porcelain figurines.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is some beautiful architecture in Dresden and the Zwinger is no exception. It has a rather specific history and there were only a few uses for this beautiful area back in the day. Although you can hire a guide or do some research on the internet for this place, the real beauty is being able to come here in... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Dresden for a long weekend. This building was quite a surprise. As you walk through an archway it opens up into the most amazing stretch of beautiful architecture. Be warned, the building is closed on Mondays, as are all the museums in Dresden, which we didn't realise and sadly missed out. It's free to enter the grounds.

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Jupiter, Florida
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178 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Zwinger is a world renowned sight. very nice architecture, beautiful art work, beautiful grounds

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