Dresden: Zwinger Guided Tour

4.6 / 5

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Dresden: Zwinger Guided Tour

From $14.23 per person

Explore Dresden's most famous and exquisite Baroque building - the Zwinger. A certified tour guide will provide you with a vivid picture of its rich history with lavish court celebrations, world-renowned art collections and the destruction during WWII.

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Duration 45 minutes
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore the rich history of one of Dresden’s finest Baroque buildings with a professional tour guide
  • Delve into the extravagant festival culture at the court of August the Strong
  • Learn about art rescue efforts and the destruction of the Zwinger in World War II
  • Marvel at the astounding history of the world-famous "Old Masters" art collection including highlights such as Raphael's "Sistine Madonna"
Full description
Experience the splendor of the Zwinger, one of Dresden's most famous buildings. Marvel at the beautiful architecture inspired by the Palace of Versailles. Inside the Zwinger, an expansive courtyard with fountains and lush lawns hints at lavish 18th-century celebrations. Behind the stone walls, world-renowned art collections attract all types of visitors. A certified tour guide will guide you through the rich history of Dresden's splendid collections of paintings and porcelain as well as milestones of scientific inventions. Learn more about powerful Roman Gods and playful nymphs. Walk through 300 years of turbulent history and hear about the lost and recovered art during WWII.
  • Guide
  • 45-minute tour
  • Entrance fees to Zwinger museums
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meet directly at the Kronentor of the Zwinger.

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  •  This tour will take place rain or shine
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4.6 / 5

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October 12, 2020


Wir interessieren uns für Geschichte und daher war dieses Erlebnis sehr aufschlussreich für mich und meiner Frau

October 3, 2020


Führung war sehr interessant und kompetent sehr zum empfehlen

September 27, 2020

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