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  1. Germany
  2. Saxony
  3. Dresden
  4. Dresden Frauenkirche

Discover Dresden's Old Town: Historical Walking Tour

Product ID: 41165
Join this guided walking tour of Dresden's Old Town and discover the Catholic Court Church, Church of our Lady, Semper Oper, and the famous Zwinger while learning about the history of the capital of Saxony.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through the beautiful ancient streets of Dresden's Old Town
  • Learn more about Dresden's history and the House of Wettin
  • Get a closer look at the Semper Opera House and the famous Zwinger Palace
  • Marvel at the rebuilt Church of our Lady and its stunning architecture
  • Admire one of the world's longest mural paintings
Full description
Enjoy an exciting walking tour through Dresden's beautiful Old Town and discover the fascinating history and stunning architecture of the old German city.

Pass by the Catholic Court Church (Katholische Hofkirche), get a closer look at the beautiful Semper Opera House (Semperoper) and the famous Zwinger Palace, and discover more about the stunning capital of Saxony. Learn about the House of Wettin – the former rulers of Saxony – and admire their collections in the stunning Royal Palace (Dresdner Schloss).

Before the tour is over, visit one of the city's highlights and admire the spectacular architecture of the Church of Our Lady (Dresdner Frauenkirche). You'll also get to pay a visit to one of the world's longest mural paintings, portraying Saxon rulers from the 11th to the 19th century.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees or inside visits
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Dresden, Schlossplatz Square - to the right of the large flight of stairs

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 497 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Amazing city and tour

Florian was amazing, he really knows the history of the city and is not afraid to go over in his details explanation. Makes the tour personal, about what each of us is interested in and expands on that. Recommend, as always, to see the city with a good guide, it really changes the way you approach any city

July 23, 2019

Our guide was a great fountain of historical information, full of great information, quips, and tidbits of little information not found in history books. She was tremendously patient and accommodating as weather this day was not the greatest. However, she was wonderful and made it all come together. Great Job and Thank You!!!

July 14, 2019

This tour was just great! Our guide Laura was marvellous - very knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic. She recommended some really interesting activities for us to do after the tour! Dresden is a beautiful city and I left the tour with a good knowledge of its history!

December 7, 2019

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DresdenWalks

Product ID: 41165