Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #7 in Dresden, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 3.3 km
Ascend 28 m
Descend 32 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: Dresdner Mühle

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The Dresden mill is a grain mill at the Alberthafen in the Friedrichstadt district of Dresden.

Wikipedia: Dresdener Mühle (DE)

484 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Matthäus-Kirche

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St. Matthew's Church is an Evangelical Lutheran parish church in the Friedrichstadt district of Dresden, Germany. The baroque church, built in the 18th century, was severely damaged in 1945 and rebuilt in the post-war period. It is registered as an architectural monument in the list of monuments of the city of Dresden.

Wikipedia: Matthäuskirche (Dresden) (DE)

240 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Hochreliefbrunnen

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The list of fountains and trick fountains in Dresden gives an overview of the most important public fountains and trick fountains in the city. There are about 300 fountains and water features in Dresden, part of which belongs to the city of Dresden and is maintained by the Parks Department.

Wikipedia: Liste der Brunnen und Wasserspiele in Dresden (DE)

65 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Palais Brühl-Marcolini

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Palais Brühl-Marcolini Kay Körner from Dresden Seevorstadt in Saxony / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Palais Brühl-Marcolini is a garden palace built from 1727 onwards in the suburb of Ostra near Dresden, which was laid out from 1670 in today's Friedrichstadt district. Today, the palace and later extensions and new buildings on its property are home to the Dresden-Friedrichstadt hospital. The Palais Brühl-Marcolini is not to be confused with Marcolini's hunting lodge in the Waldschlösschen district and the former Palais Brühl on Brühl's Terrace.

Wikipedia: Palais Brühl-Marcolini (DE)

435 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Anton dem Guitigen

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Anton dem Guitigen

The King Anton Monument is a monument to King Anton (1755–1836) of Saxony in the form of a larger-than-life portrait bust on a granite pedestal, which stands on Hohenthalplatz in Dresden's Friedrichstadt.

Wikipedia: König-Anton-Denkmal (DE)

262 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Neptunbrunnen

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Neptunbrunnen Kay Körner from Dresden Seevorstadt in Saxony / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Neptune Fountain is the most important Baroque fountain in Dresden. It is located in the Friedrichstadt district in the former French Garden of the Palais Brühl-Marcolini, today's Friedrichstadt Hospital. The fountain was built between 1741 and 1746 by Lorenzo Mattielli according to plans by Zacharias Longuelune. The reliefs "Romulus and Remus" (Rome) and "Pyramids and Sphinx" (Egypt) on the pedestals of the Neptune Fountain were created or renewed by the Dresden sculptor Franz Schwarz around 1890.

Wikipedia: Neptunbrunnen (Dresden) (DE)

1846 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 7: Marienbrücke

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In Dresden, the Marienbrücke is the name given to two bridges over the Elbe between Wilsdruffer Vorstadt and the Innere Neustadt. The 434 m long stone arch bridge at Elbe kilometre 56.5 has existed since 1852 and, as an initially combined road and railway bridge, was the second fixed Elbe crossing in Dresden after the old Augustus Bridge from the 1730s. The Marienbrücke is the oldest Elbe bridge in the city.

Wikipedia: Marienbrücke (Dresden) (DE)


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