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Dresden Castle Skip-the-Line Entry & 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off

1. Dresden Castle Skip-the-Line Entry & 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off

Enjoy two of Dresden’s must-do activities with this ticket for the hop-on-hop-off bus tour and the museums at the royal castle in Dresden. Discover Dresden with a 2-day bus ticket and hop off at any of the 22 stops around the city to explore further.   Your 2-day ticket also includes a Night Watchman Walking Tour and the Old Town Walking Tour. Start your tour at the first stop of the hop-on hop-off bus, where you’ll exchange your voucher.   Benefit from skip-the-line entrance to Dresden Castle. Admire the extensive collection of jewelry, visit the Turkish Chamber, the newly opened parade rooms, and much more. Between April and October, head to the observation deck on the castle tower and enjoy a wonderful view over the old town.

Dresden: New Year's Eve Concert at the Zwinger

2. Dresden: New Year's Eve Concert at the Zwinger

The past year is on its way out and you're standing on the doorstep of 2024. Before watching the fireworks over Theaterplatz, watch the Dresden Residenz Orchestra play a celebratory new year's concert in the Dresden Zwinger with selected soloists and the best musicians. Visit the beautiful Wallpavillon of the Dresden Zwinger and listen to the great classics at a magical New Year’s Eve concert. Ever since the kings held their celebrations in the Dresden Residenz, music has played an important role in the Zwinger both outside as well as inside its many resonant halls. Many of the best orchestras in the world have made their music here as guests and countless famous musicians have enjoyed the rich acoustics in an elegant ambiance. It is in this tradition that the Dresden Residenz Orchestra presents classical hits, dreamy waltzes, and the most beautiful operetta melodies. The most beautiful waltzes by Johann Strauss and Franz Léhar invite you to dance, clap and hum along.

Dresden: Festive Christmas Concert in the Zwinger

3. Dresden: Festive Christmas Concert in the Zwinger

Experience a festive Christmas concert of classical music with famous waltzes and operetta melodies by renowned artists from Bach via Mozart to Vivaldi. The Dresden Residenz Orchestra presents classics of highest accomplishment under the direction of Prof. Igor Malinovsky. Enjoy the concert in the historical ambience of the Wallpavillon at the Zwinger, Theaterplatz, 01067 Dresden in the Zwinger. The Baroque ensemble has provided an impressive venue for art and music since the 18th century. Even in the days of Augustus the Strong, the best and most well-known musicians and orchestras in the world made guest appearances there.

Dresden: Advent Concert in the Zwinger

4. Dresden: Advent Concert in the Zwinger

Enjoy an atmospheric evening in the Dresdner Zwinger and hear interpretations of Classical pieces by the Dresden Residenz Orchestra on each of the 4 Sundays of Advent. Enjoy the most beautiful Classical pieces and Christmas melodies by Bach, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky in the Baroque ambience of the Dresdner Zwinger. While away the days before Christmas with an enchanting performance of emotionally charged compositions the whole family will enjoy.

Dresden: New Year's Concert at the Dresden Zwinger

5. Dresden: New Year's Concert at the Dresden Zwinger

Ring in the new year in classical style with a concert in the incredible Baroque atmosphere of the Wallpavillon in the Dresden Zwinger. Let the musicians enchant you with spirited renditions of classical pieces performed to perfection. The Baroque ensemble of the Zwinger has offered a place for art and music since the 18th century. The best and brightest musicians and orchestras in the world stay there from August on.  Sway along to the Dresdner Residenz Orchester, made of the best musicians in the city, as they play emotional waltzes by Johann Strauss, famous arias, and polkas. Greet the new year with a song and dance!

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What people are saying about Zwinger

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4.8 / 5

based on 4,078 reviews

It was an entertaining and powerful evening. Great artists, pleasant ambience, warm welcome at reception... We were thrilled and can recommend the gala concert - we heard Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

The kennel is very large and spacious. It would be good if there were a signpost or map so that you don't have to search so long for the location of the event!

It was a very beautiful evening. We bought the CD ourselves to remember this great concert.

Excellent musicians, very good acoustics, comparatively small frame. Great experience!

Fantastic concert in the forest pavilion. Outstanding musicians.