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Old Market Square (Altmarkt)

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Old Market Square (Altmarkt)

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Altmarkt, Dresden, Saxony Germany
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Dresden Central Station14 min
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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town with English Speaking Guide
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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town with English Speaking Guide

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This is a fantastic whistle-stop tour of Dresden Old Town that’s particularly well-suited for visitors who are short on time and want to see the city’s top historic sites. Get the most out of your experience by having a guide give you historical background information, as you traverse Dresden’s famous plazas and boulevards. Stops include Theater Square, the Royal Palace, and the Zwinger.
$14.86 per adult
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debsywalker wrote a review Aug 2020
Slough, United Kingdom2,928 contributions402 helpful votes
It is fair to say that this square has emotion attracted to it when you read the plaque about the cremations in WW2. I enjoyed a drink here but found it lacked soul, but had a kfc, a Starbucks, a Mcdonalds. Worth a walk through and sure a totally different experience at Christmas.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Denise D wrote a review Mar 2020
Baunach, Germany23 contributions38 helpful votes
Lovely sunny end to February and found this area really nice as the best historic attractions are all nearby along with the river
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Date of experience: February 2020
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tjtarrega wrote a review Jan 2020
Florida Keys, Florida111 contributions44 helpful votes
A large open square, close to everything in the historic district. After the firebombing in 1945, almost 7,000 corpses had to be burned on this site (to avoid disease). Today, if you look carefully, you will see a sort of plaque in the ground commemorating that awful event. It is near the subway station.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Margaret B wrote a review Jan 2020
Queensland, Australia573 contributions142 helpful votes
A beautiful old part of this city to be enjoyed strolling the shops or dining in one of the many restaurants or taking a horse and carriage ride. The Holy Cross Church dominates the square and is worth a visit. The Medieval market and Christmas Market gluhwein stalls were still active when we visited. A great way to enjoy a few hours exploring the area.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jaybeeFL wrote a review Dec 2019
Palm Harbor, Florida2,495 contributions1,573 helpful votes
Spent several evenings here wandering the many lanes of vendors in the annual Christmas Market. This was one of the best we saw while touring the many markets of northern Germany. This square in the "old town" area is very near the Frauenkirche, Kreuzkirche and easy walking distance to the Zwinger.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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