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Dresden: Zwinger Guided Tour

Product ID: 353731
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Explore Dresden's most famous and exquisite Baroque building - the Zwinger. A certified tour guide will provide you with a vivid picture of its rich history with lavish court celebrations, world-renowned art collections and the destruction during WWII.
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Duration: 45 minutes
Starting time 11:00 AM
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German
Wheelchair accessible

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Highlights
  • Explore the rich history of one of Dresden’s finest Baroque buildings with a professional tour guide
  • Delve into the extravagant festival culture at the court of August the Strong
  • Learn about art rescue efforts and the destruction of the Zwinger in World War II
  • Marvel at the astounding history of the world-famous "Old Masters" art collection including highlights such as Raphael's "Sistine Madonna"
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Experience the splendor of the Zwinger, one of Dresden's most famous buildings. Marvel at the beautiful architecture inspired by the Palace of Versailles. Inside the Zwinger, an expansive courtyard with fountains and lush lawns hints at lavish 18th-century celebrations. Behind the stone walls, world-renowned art collections attract all types of visitors.

A certified tour guide will guide you through the rich history of Dresden's splendid collections of paintings and porcelain as well as milestones of scientific inventions. Learn more about powerful Roman Gods and playful nymphs. Walk through 300 years of turbulent history and hear about the lost and recovered art during WWII.
Includes
  • Guide
  • 45-minute tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to Zwinger museums

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• This tour will take place rain or shine

From US$ 14.21 per person

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Product ID: 353731