Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Dresden

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Dresden is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Dresden a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Dresden.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Dresden:

  1. Frauenkirche

    #1 of 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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 20 Art and Cultural Attractions 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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