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Combo Ticket Dresden: Semperoper & Old Town Tour

Combo Ticket Dresden: Semperoper & Old Town Tour

From US$ 22.62 per person

Discover one of the most beautiful and culturally significant opera houses in the world, the Semperoper, then tour the lovely old town of Dresden.

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About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Admire the gorgeous architecture of the Semperoper with its richly decorated interiors
  • Discover the multi-faceted backstory of its unparalleled acoustics and enjoy a look at its artfully designed auditorium
  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Baroque and experience the wonderful ambience of the old town of Dresden
  • See the Zwinger, Dresden Castle and the world-famous, historically-significant Frauenkirche
Full description
Experience an interesting tour of the Semperoper and discover the rich interiors and beautiful architecture in Italian High Renaissance style, reconstructed according to the original plans. Learn background information about the incredible acoustics in the artfully arranged auditorium. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this glamorous house. When performances or other events are not taking place, visits to the Semperoper are possible nearly every day. Enjoy a multi-faceted look at this breathtaking opera house. Let your German-speaking guide share the countless interesting cultural highlights of Dresden with you on this tour and discover the Zwinger, Dresden Castle, the world-famous Frauenkirche and the newly-established Neumarkt.
  • Entry with tour of the Semperoper
  • Guided tour of Dresden's old town
  • Transfers
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months

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Meeting point

Semperoper Dresden. Entrance next to the main entrance, Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Due to new statutory COVID-19 tracking measures, when booking you will need to provide contact information for everyone in your group in case you need to be contacted in the event of an outbreak
  • Your contact details will only be used in the event of an outbreak and will be deleted after 4 weeks by the local partner
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4.8 /5

based on 3032 reviews

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The tour started with the visit at the opera house, which already set high expectations for the rest of the tour . Make sure you’re on time. We were 3minutes later and the tour started without us, with no way for us to get into the opera house. However, an employee came outside to check for any late comers, which was helpful. Overall, the tour lasts 2.5 hours. Be prepared to do a lot of walking and standing. As for the guide, he was very knowledgeable and engaging. Would highly recommend this tour!

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September 20, 2020

Great tour

This was a very nice tour. Unlike the usual city tours, we first got to see the Semperoper from the inside, and after a short break, we got to see the rest of the surrounding buildings and historical marks. Most of those historical places are nearby, and it's great to learn about them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

July 4, 2019

This tour was lovely and our guide Saskia was very sweet, eloquent and knowledgeable. We got an in-depth view of the opera house and how it was meticulously rebuilt after being destroyed, as well as a tour of the main landmarks and buildings, and walk around the old town. Such a great start of our little trip to Dresden, I recommend it!

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June 6, 2019

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