Dresdner Parkeisenbahn
Dresdner Parkeisenbahn
4.5
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nigel L
26 contributions
Apr 2019 • Solo
This is a survival of the old communist era childrens railways. It was all very well kept and entirely staffed by teenagers (except the engine drivers). All stations were staffed. On Sunday afternoon there were 2 trains in circuit, one steam and one diesel running a round trip taking about 50 mins, Trains ran every 30 mins. Passengers can hop off, look around (eg Zoo) and get back on later.
Written May 8, 2019
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Dawnmarie O
Warren262 contributions
Sep 2014 • Couples
This is a miniature train that runs thru the park with different stops you get off at, one being the zoo. We just took the 1/2 train ride around the park, what a lovely way to relax and take in parts of the park you may not get to enjoy. Truly enjoyable little ride. Makes you feel young again.
Written September 19, 2014
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Svetlana M
266 contributions
I will never vorget it. I was only once there several years ago and decided to make this trip. Amazing!!! I felt myself as a child and was absolutely happy!!!
Written July 27, 2014
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timthebluebus
swindon27 contributions
Sep 2014 • Solo
i went there because steam was advertised on their website as running on a sunday ,
no because it was raining ,what an excuse
Written October 5, 2014
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platypus150
Melbourne, Australia26,276 contributions
Oct 2018 • Solo
If you want to ride behind steam, you have to choose your day, and nothing runs on Mondays. It is a pleasant ride through the park, and the duck lake was very scenic. I got off at the Zoo station only to find the back entrance to the Zoo only opens on weekends in certain months. It is a long walk around.
Written October 2, 2018
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porkypeccary
Wolverhampton, UK13 contributions
Aug 2017 • Couples
We thoroughly enjoyed walking around the beautiful and vast Grosser Garten but we couldn't resist taking a ride on the miniature railway particularly as it was a warm day and we needed to put our feet up for a while. It's not that cheap especially if you're travelling with children but it's really enjoyable especially as the route is over three miles long and passes through pretty scenery. We were lucky enough to have been hauled by one of the wonderful steam locomotives which made all the right noises and gave off all the right smells to make one nostalgic for the days of steam. The system is run professionally and competently by students and school pupils who took their responsibilities very seriously. Perhaps they were a little fed up too because it was an adult who had the best job of driving the steam locomotive although I’m sure and hope they had a little go when there were no passengers. A really nice change from all the other city centre attractions.
Written August 30, 2017
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Wim
Antwerp, Belgium108 contributions
Jul 2017 • Family
Must do with children or adults who like railroads. The Parkeisenbahn is a model railroad where you can ride along. It is operated by children and adolescents who function as stationmaster or supervisor. The only adults I have seen were the engineers.
A complete tour of the Parkeisenbahn by train takes about 30 minutes !! Check out the time schedules : the steamlocomotives only operate in the weekends when I was there.
Combine a ride with the Parkeisenbahn with a visit to the Dresden zoo.
Written August 5, 2017
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Anup Nair
Pune, India82 contributions
Aug 2016 • Family
Amazing Experience specially the Kids as the Ticket Examiner in the Parkeisenbahn. Nice way to relax and Enjoy the Great Garden.

While taking the Ticket you have to be carefull. As the destination Zoo Comes twice on the route. So there is a 2 Euro Ride to Zoo (which is the next stop) and then there is a 5 Euro Ride to Zoo (which is the second last stop - so they take you around and then bring you back to the zoo)
Written August 17, 2016
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AndreaB
Vienna, Austria170 contributions
Jul 2016 • Family
We visited on a Friday afternoon with two friends and their young daughter. The trip was fun although the prices of 6€ per adult and 3€ per child is quite expensive. Nevertheless it's worth visiting.
Written July 29, 2016
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Loes257
Zwolle, The Netherlands37 contributions
Jul 2015
The Park-railway is great fun. Although somewhat out of the city centre it is a great attraction for young and old. Especially since the staff is comprised of (very seriously working) children. They are really making an effort to give you a nice trip. We took the full tour of the park (about 40 min..) which is really nice. Everything is well taken care of, card sales, souvenirs, bath rooms etc are all present.
Written August 27, 2015
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  • Wed - Fri 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - Sun 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM