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Culture in Dresden

From opera to "open all hours"

Dresden delights its visitors with world-famous treasures and outstanding cultural events.

The Sistine Madonna, the world’s largest green diamond and the heavy red velvet curtain of the Semper Opera House can only be experienced in the Elbe-side city, which is also home to a variety of fascinating Baroque buildings and a dynamic cultural scene.

From the trendy bars and music venues of the lively Neustadt quarter to the art treasures and concert halls of the historic Altstadt district, every visitor to the Saxon capital will find something which special which keeps them coming back for years to come.

Our staff are on hand to book city tours, theatre tickets and excursions into the charming surrounding region on your behalf. Meissen, Saxon Switzerland, Pillnitz Castle and Moritzburg are all well worth a visit! The following lists include just a few of the inspiring sights and sounds Dresden has to offer:

Sightseeing highlights
Dresdner Castle, Zwinger Palace and Old Masters Gallery, Albertinum and New Masters Gallery, Church of Our Lady, Golden Rider, Brühl Terrace

Theatre & Music
Semper Opera House, Dresden State Theatre, Dresden State Operetta, Landesbühnen Sachsen (Saxon Repertory Theatre), Komödie Dresden (comedy theatre), Theater der Jungen Generation (specializes in youth theatre), Herkuleskeule (cabaret)

Museums & Exhibitions
Bundeswehr Military History Museum, German Museum of Hygiene, Erich Kästner Museum, Dresden City Museum, Museum of Early Romanticism in Dresden, the Volkswagen Transparent Factory, Technical Collections, Porcelain Collection, Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments, Museum of Transport

Shopping
Altmarkt Galerie, Centrum Galerie, Prager Straße, Hauptstraße, Königstraße

Nightlife
Whether it is the hip cafés and clubs of the Neustadt district or the stylish bars of the city centre, Dresden has plenty to offer as night falls.

Contact

Akademiehotel Dresden
Koenigsbruecker Landstrasse 2
D-01109 Dresden
Tel.: +49 351 457-3010
Fax: +49 351 457-3015