Small Group Shared Walking Tour of Historic Dresden in English

Small Group Shared Walking Tour of Historic Dresden in English

Absolutely the best way to get acquainted with Dresden. This walk weaves its way though the iconic buildings of Dresden's historic centre while narrating history in a fun and informative manner. The small size of our groups allows us to pay individual attention to your areas of interest and your questions. If you would rather just listen in, then that's fine as well. You will learn about the many layers of Dresden's history through medieval, renaissance and baroque times, it's fate during WW2, the story of the rebuilding during the East German GDR times. Human stories, architecture, iconography are all covered. We are licenced guides passionate about increasing our knowledge and committed to delivering it all in an entertaining and engaging fashion.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Am Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

The Theaterplatz of Dresden is where the city comes together to make its voice heard. Dominated by the imposing Semper Opera, the square is enclosed by the Royal Palace, the Cathedral and Old Masters Gallery and considered by many to be one of the most beautiful squares of Europe.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Dresden Zwinger, Theaterplatz 1 Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

Designed as a single sculptural entity, the Zwinger was to serve as the opulent entrance to a grand new royal palace that was never built. It is a reminder of the exotic and fantastic festivities once held here 300 years ago.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), Schlossplatz 1 Taschenbergpalais 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

Built, burnt down, rebuilt. Repaired and extended, burnt, rebuilt. The Royal Palace is an eclectic guardian of the history of the family that ruled Saxony and is home to their astounding collection of treasures. We walk through one of its courtyards, but you can go in by yourself later and explore the museums.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Procession of Princes, Augustusstrasse, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

100 metres long, 24,000 thousand tiles, the longest outdoor porcelain artwork in the world. There are secrets and stories hidden within it. See if you can spot them!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Frauenkirche Dresden, Georg-Treu-Platz 3 Eingang G der Frauenkirche, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

This is the symbol of Dresden, the personification of Dresden's rising from the ashes. You will learn to understand and appreciate the moving story behind its reconstruction.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Katholische Hofkirche, Schloss Strasse 24, 01067 Dresden, Saxony Germany

The Royal Cathedral of Dresden is a magnificent structure. Built in secret by a Catholic ruler in Protestant Saxony, the former court church has some unusual features and is one of the burial sites of the Royal family. We will see it from the outside and learn its interesting story.

Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 17 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"These guidelines are in effect as of 14 January 2022. Please confirm the status of the COVID-19 regulations at the time of your arrival in Dresden. Link to information in English: https://www.dresden.de/en/city/corona_en.php"



Hora de Inicio: 02:30 PM
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Schloßplatz, Schloßpl., 01067 Dresden, Germany

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

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  • Everything other than a knowledgable, friendly and interesting guided tour.

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