Guided Walking Tour in Dresden
Explore the captivating beauty of Dresden on this 1.5-hour walking tour. Begin at the Frauenkirche Dresden, a symbol of resilience, and then wander through the splendid Dresden Zwinger with its opulent gardens. Admire the Semper Opera House’s cultural grandeur and step into history at the Royal Palace. Discover the rich religious heritage at Katholische Hofkirche before culminating at the Procession of Princes, where the city’s regal history unfolds through a mesmerizing mural. Immerse yourself in Dresden’s baroque wonders and let its stories of the past enchant you at every step.
Price / 29 USD
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10:30 / 16:00 hrs
1 hour 30 minutes
Included / excluded
1.5-hour guided walking tour
Free coffee coupon
Food and drinks
Explore Dresden, a city of mesmerizing Baroque architecture, captivating history, and cultural richness. Our 1.5-hour walking tour will take you on a journey through some of the most iconic landmarks, allowing you to immerse yourself in the grandeur and charm of this German gem.
We begin our adventure at the Frauenkirche Dresden, an emblem of resilience and rebirth. Marvel at its stunning dome, a symbol of reconciliation, rising proudly against the skyline. As we stand here, you’ll hear the echoes of centuries past, from its original construction to its tragic destruction and subsequent reconstruction after World War II.
Our next stop is the Dresden Zwinger, a masterpiece of Baroque design. This ornate palace complex encircles lush gardens, housing magnificent museums within its walls. Stroll through the gardens that once hosted grand festivities, and admire the sculptural wonders that decorate every corner. The Zwinger captures the essence of Dresden’s artistic and architectural prowess.
Continuing on, we arrive at the Semper Opera House (Semperoper), a true gem of the city’s cultural landscape. As we stand before its exquisite facade, imagine the opulent performances that have graced its stage over the years. Feel the passion for music and theater that has flowed through its halls since its opening in 1841.
Our journey then leads us to the Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), where you’ll step into the past as you explore the historic rooms and chambers of Saxon royalty. Witness the splendor of the Green Vault, marvel at the treasures that once adorned kings and queens, and gain insight into the opulent lifestyle of Dresden’s aristocracy.
As we move along, we arrive at the Katholische Hofkirche, a majestic Catholic cathedral that stands as a testament to Dresden’s rich religious heritage. Admire its awe-inspiring architecture and the magnificent sculpture of the equestrian statue of King Augustus the Strong, a symbol of the city’s royal legacy.
Our tour culminates at the Procession of Princes, a mural that commemorates the Wettin dynasty’s history. This remarkable artwork spans over 100 meters, depicting a procession of rulers from the 12th to the 19th century. As you gaze upon this captivating mural, you’ll sense the passage of time and the stories woven into Dresden’s intricate tapestry.
Meet your guide at Neumarkt 2.
This tour will take place rain or shine.