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Free Walking Tour Dresden
Activities in Dresden

Free Walking Tour Dresden

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131 reviews | 885 travellers
Excellent tour to discover the historic center of Dresden. We really liked the guide!
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Get to know the ancient pearl of European Baroque with a Free Walking Tour of Dresden, where you'll wander through the centre of a city hit by the Second World War.

Free Walking Tour Dresden

King John I of Saxony will welcome us from his pedestal at Theaterplatz, one of the most important squares in the capital of Saxony. The tour will start from the meeting point under the statue and in front of the famous opera Semper.

Here, we'll learn more about the Wettin dynasty that inspired the culture, architecture and art in this German city. We'll also admire the opera house's elegant facade, which was completely rebuilt after the bombings during World War II.

Our next stop will be Zwinger Palace, known worldwide as a true Baroque jewel. Surrounded by beautiful fountains and the scene of majestic royal parties, this building was built on a site where a fortress once stood. Following on, we'll see Dresden Palace, which houses the treasures of the Saxon monarchy.

The tour will continue through the old town to the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Hofkirche, the largest religious building in Saxony, and along a curious street where we'll come across the Fürstenzug. Did you know that this is the longest tiled mural in the world?

The tour will finish in front of the symbolic Church of Our LadyFrauenkirche, a clear example of the reconstruction of the city after the devastation of the Great War.

Important Information

  • We won't go inside any of the monuments mentioned in the description.
  • Reservations for more than 6 people are not available. If you are a larger group, you can book a private tour of Dresden.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum allowed is 3 minors for each adult.
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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

2 hours 15 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

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No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Theaterplatz.