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Zwinger, Dresden

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Explore one of eastern Germany's most impressive examples of Rococo architecture at Zwinger. Originally part of the Dresden fortress, the palace is one of the city's most important historical landmarks. It now houses several museums and galleries. Visit the Old Master's Gallery to admire fine works by artists like Rafael and Van Dyck. Or head to the complex's historical museum to peruse weaponry and military artifacts from the 15th through 18th centuries. You can pick up an audio guide at the entrance for full information on each collection, as well as the history of the grounds. Use our Dresden trip planner to arrange your visit to Zwinger and other attractions in Dresden.
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  • It was hairless and snow on the previous day, was a very beautiful Palace. Obsessed with symmetry also feel alone and feel the depth of the history. A little cold but it was maybe sees in the winter than the summer might be worthwhile.
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  • Beautiful place! Is the set of the former Royal Palace of Dresden. Was the garden of the residence of the rulers of Saxony. The gateway of the buildings remained a part of the old city wall. House today the Semper Gallery and the Royal Porcelain Collection. They were rebuilt after the second world war.
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  • Zwinger is a classical concert held in the lovely walks of Dresden.Zwinger palace is popular for classical music by famous composers.My evening was very wonderful in classical style.l enjoyed "masterpieces" of classic and, spirited polkas at a concert of Waltz dreams.The best thing is this that it includes entry with free choice of seats.It also includes coat check. Great concert for classical and gala!!
  • Always like I used to do. Zwinger is one of my favourite places which I really love to spend my time with someone or new friends. There I can relate to something new until something historical about places and things.
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