Theaterplatz

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Theaterplatz
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Marek_ZG
Zielona Gora, Poland1,462 contributions
The Statue of the king John Wettin of Saxony, being the focal point of Theaterplatz, is surrounded by the most iconic buildings viz. the Saxonian State Opera and Gallery on the left, then the Royal Palace and the cathedral of the Holy Trinity. You have four magic sights at hand.
Written June 22, 2022
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MichiganFarmWife
Frankenmuth, MI13 contributions
Standing in this almost empty Theaterplatz in mid-morning, I imagined it filled with horse-drawn carriages and couples arriving for an evening performance two hundred years ago. Surrounded by so much stonework and lovely architecture, it's like a step back in time. We learned on a half day walking tour that the darkened color of the old buildings is not due to their age or WWII bombing... No, the limestone used to build naturally turns dark and erodes. It is a never-ending battle to replace architectural details that are in danger of coming loose or collapsing. We did attend the Dresdent Opera one evening, quite a beautiful experience!
Written January 31, 2021
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK157,833 contributions
The Theaterplatz is a public square where you can see three of the major landmarks of Dresden, the Semperoper opera house of Dresden, the Zwinger palace complex and Katholische Hofkirche. There’s not much in the way of restaurants and cafes around the square.
Written October 5, 2019
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Maurice L
Wimborne Minster, UK31 contributions
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stay away from this extra right wing nest of Nazis. Pegida's home town. Not a pleasant nor safe place to be right now. What a shame because this used to be my favorite romantic town in Germany. Destroyed by war, rebuilt after reunification and probably set for destruction again... Did history teach these fascists nothing?
Written September 10, 2016
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DutchDutch
Haaksbergen, The Netherlands35 contributions
We went there twice (Cosi fan tutte and Tosca) and enjoyed both performances very much. Highly recommnded and we will definitely return
Written February 16, 2020
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Candace B
Bay City, TX85 contributions
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.
Written November 3, 2019
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Mikeview
Clayton, CA692 contributions
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Using this platz in front of the Semper Opera House is a good place for the start of an exploratory walk through Old Town. Perched in the middle of the platz is an equestrian statue of King John, an early Saxon ruler. As you turn to the left is the exceptional Zwinger complex and its museums. Further left is the Royal Palace and the Cathedral. You can continue from there toward the Neumarkt and encounter a number of other historical sights including the Frauenkirche.
Written October 27, 2015
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Big_Jeff_Leo
St Helens, UK19,957 contributions
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Every direction you turn you see astounding architectural beauty. The Theatre is of course the highlight - Originally built in 1841, this hall was rebuilt by the original architect after a fire in 1869 and again renovated following the war damage. Nevertheless, the opera building, is regarded as one of the most beautiful European opera houses.
Opposite of course is the equally impressive Katholische Hofkirche, the City Cathedral with its wonderful gothic architecture and spire.
If you visit Dresden then you simply must go here!!!
Written May 6, 2018
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jaybeeFL
Palm Harbor, FL2,948 contributions
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.
Written December 18, 2019
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T0urist7
Warsaw, Poland1,397 contributions
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.
Written October 30, 2019
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