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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town

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  • Visit top attractions, such as Dresden Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady
  • A great choice for travelers with limited time to see multiple attractions
  • Ideal tour for first-time visitors to Dresden to learn about its history
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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town
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Overview

This is a fantastic whistle-stop tour of Dresden Old Town that’s particularly well-suited for visitors who are short on time and want to see the city’s top historic sites. Get the most out of your experience by having a guide give you historical background information, as you traverse Dresden’s famous plazas and boulevards. Stops include Theater Square, the Royal Palace, and the Zwinger.

What to Expect

After meeting your guide, your tour of the magical Old Town of Dresden begins. See more in a short time while learning about the impact World War II had and how the city worked hard to reconstruct its historical monuments. There will be plenty of regal sites to see, including the Royal Cathedral, the Royal Palace, and the Royal Mews, which contains a mural depicting a parade of rulers known as the “Procession of Princes.”

See the Church of Our Lady and also the lively Theater Square, which is full of monuments and museums. Another highlight is the Zwinger, a beautiful baroque-style palace. This is a fantastic, action-packed tour, which gives a glimpse into Dresden’s fascinating past and how the city rebuilt itself.

Reviews (229)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Awesome tour with Katarina

Katarina was a great guide - entertaining and knowledgable and she even stuck around for a long time afterwards to answer questions. Really great tour - definitely do it if you’re in Dresden!

Thank 135maddie79
Reviewed 5 days ago
Informative and Comforting

Our guide, Laura, was super nice and very informative on the details of Dresden from its reconstruction after WWII, and its history before the war. She went at a reasonable pace, and always checked on everyone's well being throughout the tour. Got to learn about...More

Thank Sunny L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great stop between Berlin & Prague

This was the only way we were going to "see" Dresden on our road trip from Berlin to Prague. Tour was informative & I would say "slow paced" almost 2 hours. Nice if you have time to kill. We did not. We ended up leaving...More

Thank sandrai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent Walking Tour

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Laura. She was knowledgeable and had a sense of humor as well. She patiently answered our many questions and shared the history very clearly.

Thank johannaguehl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Dresden Walk

These guided walks are so important and helpful in getting to know a town - history, culture and other interesting points. Laura led our group - her long association and experiences with Dresden added to the talk. We returned the following day knowing so much...More

Thank shells17
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Avanish M
9 September 2018|
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Response from marlenes854 | Reviewed this property |
This tour was only about 2 hours. We had a great guide -- she was enthusiastic, and she packed in so much information. It might have run a little over, but not much. It was more than worth the money and our time.
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Rich B
26 July 2018|
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Response from marlenes854 | Reviewed this property |
I imagine that if there's less than a certain number of people, there'd be no problem in joining at the last minute. There were only about 8-10 people on our tour -- plenty of room for more. Then again, it was the end of... More
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Rich B
26 July 2018|
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Response from Sunny L | Reviewed this property |
Its possible, our group had two people who just walked by join in a couple minutes before departure. They paid for their tickets and walked with us. Our group wasn't too large though, so that might've been a factor.
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