Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #13 in Dresden, Germany


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 4.4 km
Ascend 82 m
Descend 151 m

Experience Dresden in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in DresdenIndividual Sights in Dresden

Sight 1: Fichteturm

Show sight on map
Fichteturm self / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Fichteturm is an observation tower in Dresden-Plauen, Germany. The 30-metre-high, crenellated round tower on a cubic base was originally built in 1896 as the Bismarck Tower. It is the oldest Bismarck Tower in Saxony and is located in the Fichtepark near the Kotteweg tram stop.

Wikipedia: Fichteturm (DE)

715 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Südpark

Show sight on map

Südpark is a planned park in the Dresden districts of Plauen and Räcknitz, which has been working on since 2019. The planning area of about 36.5 hectares is bordered by the southern buildings along Nöthnitzer Straße, Bergstraße, Kohlenstraße, Cämmerswalder Straße, Westendring and Plauenschen Ring as well as Passauer Straße. The area is characterized by a strong difference in altitude of about 40 meters between Kohlenstraße and Nöthnitzer Straße.

Wikipedia: Südpark (Dresden) (DE)

1075 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 3: Alte Mensa

Show sight on map
Alte Mensa Kay Körner from Dresden Seevortstad/Großer Garten / CC BY 2.5

The Alte Mensa Dresden is a canteen in Dresden, Germany. It is located on the main campus of the Technical University of Dresden in the Dresden district of Räcknitz. The northern main entrance leads to Mommsenstraße and the side entrances to the west to Helmholtzstraße and to the east to Dülferstraße. The building, which opened in 1925, is operated by the Studentenwerk Dresden and, according to its own statements, is the oldest canteen in Germany. Immediately adjacent is the former rectorate building at Mommsenstraße 15 as an example of socialist classicism.

Wikipedia: Alte Mensa Dresden (DE), Website, Website Map

524 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Anna Hahnewald geb. Brehme

Show sight on map
Anna Hahnewald geb. Brehme

The list of stumbling stones in Dresden contains all stumbling stones that were laid in Dresden as part of the art project of the same name by Gunter Demnig.

Wikipedia: Liste der Stolpersteine in Dresden (DE), Website

605 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Moreau-Denkmal

Show sight on map

Jean Victor Marie Moreau was a French general who helped Napoleon Bonaparte rise to power, but later became his chief military and political rival and was banished to the United States. He is among the foremost French generals in military history.

Wikipedia: Jean Victor Marie Moreau (EN)

201 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Bismarcksäule

Show sight on map

The Bismarck Column in Dresden-Räcknitz is a 23-metre-high Bismarck monument that is now used as an observation tower. It is part of the Bismarck myth around 1900 and the associated monument boom of that time.

Wikipedia: Bismarcksäule (Dresden-Räcknitz) (DE), Website

1262 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 7: Andreas-Schubert-Bau

Show sight on map

The Andreas-Schubert-Bau (ASB) of the Technical University of Dresden at Zelleschen Weg 19 is a listed building for education, which was built from 1956 to 1960 according to designs by Helmut Fischer and Heinz Stoll.

Wikipedia: Andreas-Schubert-Bau (DE), Website Map


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

GPX-Download For navigation apps and GPS devices you can download the tour as a GPX file.