Best Things To Do in Dresden

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Dresden, Germany

Must see places in Dresden ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Dresden and point of interests to visit.

  1. Frauenkirche

    #1 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Frauenkirche

    Tags: Art Gallery, Church, Religious Site, Battlefield

    Address: Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    What was a pile of rubble for almost half a century is now one of the most beautiful sights to see in the city of Dresden, namely the Frauenkirche. With its enormous dome, beautiful Baroque architectu...Read more

  2. Zwinger Palace

    #2 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Zwinger Palace

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Military Museum

    Address: Sophienstraße, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Zwinger is a Baroque styled beauty that looks like it belongs in a gothic fairy tale. This stunning palace is one of Dresden’s most famous landmarks. Its name refers to its previous location...Read more

  3. Semperoper

    #3 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Semperoper

    Tags: Art And Culture, Landmark, Entertainment, Ballet

    Address: Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Semperoper is a beautiful architectural masterpiece and the stage for many of Saxon’s cultural programmes, doubling as the state opera house and the state concert hall. Throngs of people gat...Read more

  4. Schloss Und Grunes Gewolbe

    #4 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Schloss Und Grunes Gewolbe

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) Schlossstraße at the corner of Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    With a collection of treasure that would put Uncle Scrooge to shame, the Schloss und Grunes Gewolbe is one of the most magnificent sights to see in Europe. It’s known as one of the richest treas...Read more

  5. Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

    #5 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Old Masters Picture Gallery is one of the best collections of art in Germany, with around 750 paintings which span four centuries, from the 15th till the 18th.  There’s an array of artw...Read more

  6. Procession Of Princes

    #6 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Procession Of Princes

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site

    Address: Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) Schlossstraße at the corner of Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Procession of Princes, also known as Furstenzug, is a mural painted in tribute to the ex ruling family of Saxony, the Wettin Dynasty. The mural was painted on a wall that stretches on for 102 mete...Read more

  7. Pillnitz Castle And Park

    #7 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Pillnitz Castle And Park

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, History Museum, Outdoors

    Address: August-Bockstiegel-Strausse 2, 01326 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Imagine being surrounded by a lush, green lawn as you sit under a clear blue sky. The sounds of the nearby river soothing your mind as you view pretty, quaint castles far away against the skyline. Thi...Read more

  8. Residenzschloss

    #8 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Residenzschloss

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Military Museum, History Museum

    Address: Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) Schlossstraße at the corner of Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Dresden Royal Palace has been the home of the electors and kings for four centuries. These old walls have housed the lineage of the House of Wettin. It was built in a mixture of different architec...Read more

  9. Glaserne Manufaktur

    #9 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Glaserne Manufaktur

    Tags: Educational Site, Tour, Arts And Crafts, Automobile Museum

    Address: Lennestrausse 1, 01069 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Glaserne Manufaktur or Transparent Factory, is an automobile production plant in Germany. Owned by car making giants Volkswagen, the factory is a giant production unit, where people are taken on t...Read more

  10. Katholische Hofkirch Dresden

    #10 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Katholische Hofkirch Dresden

    Tags: Art Gallery, Church, Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: Schlossplatz 24, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Roman Catholic Church of Dresden goes by many names. ‘Kathedrale Ss. Trinitatis ‘, ‘Cathedral of the Holy Trinity’, ‘Catholic Church of the Royal Court of Saxony&rsqu...Read more

  11. Transport Museum Dresden

    #11 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Transport Museum Dresden

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Augustusstrausse 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Whether you like traveling by air, land or sea, you will love the Transport Museum in Dresden. Unique and engaging, the museum is home to a huge collection of models and displays. Opened in 1956 in th...Read more

  12. Military History Museum

    #12 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Military History Museum

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, History Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Olbrichtplatz 2, 01099 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Military History Museum, also known as the Bundeswehr, is officially the central museum of the German armed forces. It’s a great place to study the human tendency towards war and aggression....Read more

  13. Kunsthofpassage

    #13 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Kunsthofpassage

    Tags: Bar, Art And Culture, Walking Area, Restaurant

    Address: Görlitzer Strasse 21-25, 01099 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Every time it rains over the city of Dresden, most people take shelter. Some, on the other hand, gather in front of the Kunsthofpassage in order to witness the amazing Funnel Wall. The Kunsthofpassage...Read more

  14. Albertinum

    #14 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Albertinum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This sandstone clad, renaissance revival styled building is one of Dresden’s greatest attractions and any art lovers dream. Home to the New Master’s Gallery and a sculpture collection, the...Read more

  15. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    #15 of 136 Things To Do in Dresden
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Science Museum

    Address: Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Dresden State Art Collection is a collection of artwork, dispersed in different museum across Dresden, Saxon. It’s one of the oldest and most impressive museum institutions in the world, wit...Read more

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Top Dresden Activities And Tours

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  • Save 6% World War II Off-Road Day-Tour to Czechia
    World War II Off-Road Day-Tour to Czechia New on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Travel back in time and onto the battlegrounds of World War II on this guided tour from Dresden. In a small group of usually ...

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  • Panometer Dresden Admission Ticket
    Panometer Dresden Admission Ticket New on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Visit the Dresden Panometer and enjoy a journey back in time to the immediate aftermath of the Allied bombing raids in 1945, ...

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  • Street Art Tour Dresden Neustadt
    Street Art Tour Dresden Neustadt New on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    On this 2 hr walking tour through the district Dresden uere Neustadt, the quarter of a live like a "Boheme", is very unique i...

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  • Winter Edition Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Tour from Dresden
    Winter Edition Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Tour from Dresden New on TripHobo

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Visit the two highlights of the Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland National park. Our day long guided tour from Dresden will take ...

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Find more places to see in Dresden

  • Loschwitzer Kirche

    Pillnitzer Landstraße 7a

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Dresdner Heide

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Stallhof

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Fürstenzug

    Augustusstraße 24

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Canalettoblick

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Löwenkopfbastei

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Keulenberg

    Mountains
  • Haus Am Berg Pension

    Matthäusweg 19A

    Mountains
  • Hohburkersdorfer Rundblick

    Mountains
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  • TU Dresden Fakultät Informatik

    Nöthnitzer Straße 46

    Lakes
  • Dresden-Niederwartha

    Lakes
  • Badesee Birkwitz

    Pratzschwitzer Straße 199

    Lakes
  • Stausee Wallroda

    Lakes
  • Stausee Radeburg

    Lakes
  • Dorfteichfest Ullersdorf

    Lakes
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  • Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

    Theaterplatz 1

    Museums
  • Technische Sammlungen Dresden

    Junghansstraße 1-3

    Museums
  • Kraszewski-Museum

    Nordstraße 28

    Museums Landmarks
  • Stadtmuseum Dresden

    Wilsdruffer Straße 2

    Museums
  • Städtische Galerie Dresden

    Wilsdruffer Straße 2

    Museums Landmarks
  • Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    Taschenberg 2

    Museums
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  • Dresdner Parkeisenbahn

    Lennéstraße 5

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Volksfestgelände

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Wolfgang Förster Gastronomie, Spielautomaten

    Leipziger Straße 127

    Amusement Parks
  • Remmi Demmi Kinderland

    Windbergstraße 54

    Amusement Parks
  • Kleine Sächsische Schweiz

    Schustergasse 8

    Amusement Parks
  • Elbefreizeitland Konigstein

    Schandauer Straße 51

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
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  • Pinta

    Louisenstraße 49

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Rosis Amüsierlokal

    Eschenstraße 11

    Bars Night Clubs
  • Frank's Bar

    Alaunstraße 80

    Restaurants Bars
  • Barneby - Die Spielebar

    Görlitzer Straße 11

    Bars
  • Bar Paradox

    Alaunstraße 51

    Bars
  • Lloyd's Café & Bar

    Martin-Luther-Straße 17

    Restaurants Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
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  • Spielcenter Las Vegas

    Peschelstraße 31

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Löwen Play Casino

    Kesselsdorfer Straße 1

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Capito

    Rothenburger Straße 11

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spiel-In Casino GmbH

    Königsbrücker Straße 56

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Sächsische Spielbanken GmbH

    Prager Straße 4

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Joker Spielothek

    Prohliser Allee 6

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Strandbad Paulsdorf

    Beaches
  • Wannsee

    Beaches
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  • Cottaer Spitzberg

    Hiking
  • Wehlsteinaussicht

    Hiking
  • Großer Bärenstein

    Hiking
  • Elbsandsteingebirge

    Hiking
  • Rauenstein

    Hiking
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  • La Brise Fischfeinkost GmbH

    Bautzner Straße 126f

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Halfter Jörg Waffenhandel

    Königsteiner Straße 12

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Agrargenossenschaft Ruppendorf

    Hofweg 6

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Ralf Pölzing canis-rex

    Kirchweg 17

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Agrargenossenschaft

    Untere Dorfstraße 59

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Colmnitzer-Agrar-Genossenschaft

    Hauptstraße 66

    Hunting and Fishing
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