Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #6 in Dresden, Germany


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

Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 7.1 km
Ascend 68 m
Descend 97 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: Denkmal der 1. Gardepanzerarmee

Show sight on map
Denkmal der 1. Gardepanzerarmee

The 1st Guards Tank Army is a tank army of the Russian Ground Forces. в/ч 73621.

Wikipedia: 1st Guards Tank Army (EN)

89 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen

Show sight on map
Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten SachsenMaja Dumat from Deutschland (Germany) / CC BY 2.0

The State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony is a state-owned company with its head office in Dresden. It belongs to the Saxon State Ministry of Finance and has the aim of preserving Saxon cultural heritage whilst respecting cultural and conservation needs. The state-owned company manages several palaces, castles and parks in the Saxony. These include the Zwinger in Dresden, the Albrechtsburg in Meissen and Kriebstein Castle.

Wikipedia: State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony (EN), Website

799 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Kraszewski-Museum

Show sight on map

The Kraszewski Museum is a literary museum in Dresden, Germany, dedicated to the Polish writer, painter, historian and composer Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812–1887). It was set up in 1960 in the building he lived in during part of his more than 20 years in exile in Dresden.

Wikipedia: Kraszewski-Museum (DE)

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Alaunplatz

Show sight on map

Alaunplatz is a square in the Outer Neustadt district of Dresden, Germany. It is located between Kamenzer Straße and Tannenstraße as well as Bischofsweg. Alaunplatz is connected to Albertplatz via the eponymous Alaunstraße and borders the pub district of the Äußere Neustadt in the north. Line 13 of the Dresden tram has a stop "Alaunplatz" there.

Wikipedia: Alaunplatz (DE)

457 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Kunsthofpassage

Show sight on map

The Kunsthofpassage is a passage consisting of five individual courtyards, in the Outer Neustadt in Dresden, starting in the house at Görlitzer Straße 25, and extending to Alaunstraße 70. This was designed according to plans by the architects MüllerMüller, Knerer and Lang, Heike Böttcher and Meyer Bassin and completed in 2001. The client is Ginkgo Projektentwicklung GmbH. As artists, Viola Schöpe, Annette Paul, André Tempel, Christoph Roßner, Arendt Zwicker and the stone sculptors Sandner and Matz were jointly responsible for the design of the outer facades.

Wikipedia: Kunsthof Dresden (DE), Website

692 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Alter Jüdischer Friedhof

Show sight on map

The Old Jewish Cemetery in Dresden is the oldest preserved Jewish cemetery in Saxony. It is located north of Bautzner Straße on Pulsnitzer Straße in the Neustadt, near the Martin Luther Church and, with 3500 square meters, is one of the smallest cemeteries in Dresden. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Alter Jüdischer Friedhof (Dresden) (DE)

85 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Carte Blanche (Travestie)

Show sight on map
Carte Blanche (Travestie) Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 4.0

The Travestie-Revue-Theater Carte Blanche is a travesty theater in the Dresden district of Äußere Neustadt. The renowned ensemble, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009 as part of the Dresden Film Nights, gained nationwide fame, among other things, through the television program Das Sat.1-Magazin, which was broadcast in the early evening program, when reporters accompanied theater director Zora Schwarz for a week and looked behind the scenes of the theater.

Wikipedia: Travestie-Revue-Theater Carte Blanche (DE)

394 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Martin-Luther-Kirche

Show sight on map

The Martin Luther Church in Dresden's Neustadt is a church built in the late 19th century. It stands on Martin-Luther-Platz, which was built from 1879 onwards, in the middle of numerous Wilhelminian style houses.

Wikipedia: Martin-Luther-Kirche (Dresden) (DE), Website

625 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 9: Scheune

Show sight on map

The Scheune cultural centre is located in Dresden in the trendy district of Äußere Neustadt. It uses the building of the former youth clubhouse "Martin Andersen Nexö".

Wikipedia: Scheune (Dresden) (DE), Website, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube

636 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 10: Stille Wasser

Show sight on map
Stille Wasser

Still Waters and Stormy Waves is a twin fountain complex on Albertplatz in Dresden, Germany. It was created by Robert Diez from 1883 to 1894 and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Stille Wasser und Stürmische Wogen (DE)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Elise Berta Wronkow

Show sight on map
Elise Berta Wronkow

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)

160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Neustädter Markthalle

Show sight on map

The Neustädter Markthalle in Dresden is a market hall first opened on 7 October 1899 on Metzer Straße, corner of Hauptstraße in Neustadt. After a major renovation, the listed hall was reopened as a shopping centre in 2000.

Wikipedia: Neustädter Markthalle (DE), Website

136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Dreikönigskirche

Show sight on map

The Dreikönigskirche is a Lutheran church located in the Innere Neustadt of Dresden, Germany. It is the centre of a parish, and a community venue called Haus der Kirche. The church is a listed cultural monument of Dresden.

Wikipedia: Dreikönigskirche, Dresden (EN)

213 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Schillerdenkmal

Show sight on map

The Dresden Schiller Monument stands southwest of Albertplatz, between the beginning of Hauptstraße and Königstraße in the Innere Neustadt district. It is a work by Selmar Werner, the architecture is by Oswin Hempel.

Wikipedia: Schillerdenkmal (Dresden) (DE)

258 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Erich-Kästner-Museum

Show sight on map
Erich-Kästner-Museum Ruairí O'Brien / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Erich Kästner Museum is a literary museum in Dresden, Germany. The museum covers the life and writings of German children's author Erich Kästner and is based in the Villa Augustin building which had belonged to Kästner's uncle. The museum is notable for its architecture, which was designed to be semi-mobile and fit within a single room, close to where Kästner had grown up in Dresden's inner new town.

Wikipedia: Erich Kästner Museum (EN), Website

838 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 16: Bahnhof Dresden-Neustadt

Show sight on map
Bahnhof Dresden-Neustadt Christian Liebscher (Platte) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Dresden-Neustadt station is the second largest railway station in the German city of Dresden after Dresden Hauptbahnhof and is also a stop for long-distance traffic. It is the junction for rail traffic on the northern side of the Elbe. It was built in 1901, replacing the Leipziger Bahnhof, which was opened in Leipziger Vorstadt in 1839, and the Schlesischen Bahnhof, which was opened in 1847. The station building in the district of Innere Neustadt was built in the monumental style that was typical of the time, underlining its importance as a stop for long-distance services.

Wikipedia: Dresden-Neustadt station (EN)

903 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 17: Leipziger Bahnhof

Show sight on map
Leipziger Bahnhof

Leipzig station was the first railway station in Dresden, the capital of Saxony. It was located not far from today's Dresden-Neustadt station in the Leipziger Vorstadt and was the terminus of the first German long-distance railway Leipzig–Dresden, which was inaugurated in 1839.

Wikipedia: Dresden Leipziger Bahnhof (DE)


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.