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Am Theaterplatz Am Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany
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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.
$14.85 per adult
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DutchDutch wrote a review Feb 2020
Haaksbergen, The Netherlands34 contributions33 helpful votes
We went there twice (Cosi fan tutte and Tosca) and enjoyed both performances very much. Highly recommnded and we will definitely return
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Date of experience: February 2020
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jaybeeFL wrote a review Dec 2019
Palm Harbor, Florida2,495 contributions1,571 helpful votes
This square is bordered by three of Dresden's top tourist venues---the Zwinger, the Hofkirche and th Semperoper. There is a large bronze monument in its center and often there are musicians playing. The day we were there a wonderful pianist was playing classical music and show tunes. Clearly this area should be a stop on anyone's tourist agenda.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Candace B wrote a review Nov 2019
Bay City, Texas85 contributions37 helpful votes
This building was very impressive in its architecture OUTSIDE and INSIDE. It was a SMALL theater but ELEGANT. We booked a BALLET while in DRESDEN. It was nice to dress up and attend the BALLET. The building is directly across the street from the Hotel Teschenbergpalais Kempinski. Was not afraid to walk back to hotel after ballet. Many others doing the same.
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Date of experience: September 2019
T0urist7 wrote a review Oct 2019
Warsaw, Poland1,394 contributions440 helpful votes
Theaterplatz is one of the most iconic squares in Dresden. Great architecture around and you definitely have to be there during your visit to Dresden.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Cheri W wrote a review Oct 2019
La Jolla, California190 contributions41 helpful votes
Dresden has been well known as a music center throughout Europe. The Semper Opera House dominates Theaterplatz. In 1678 there was an opera house close to this site, and was followed by eight other opera houses in this approximate location.The interior of the present opera house, commissioned by Gottfried Semper to design, is absolutely amazing.It has sweepingly wide staircases, beautifully painted ceilings, and wonderful columns and pilasters.The elegant auditorium is impressive and must hold at least 2,000 people.The most amazing aspect to an opera, I discovered when I went to see the opera Tosca, is the translation that is above the stage in English on the right and in German on the left, so you know what is really happening! Even if you can't attend an opera, you must see this opera house's beautiful interior!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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