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Best things to do in Dresden

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Church
“One of the most famous sights in Dresden. // Eine der bekanntesten Sehenswürdigkeiten in Dresden.”
59 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Back in the day when Saxony was a kingdom, the Lords of Saxony lived in the Zwinger. Not all together, mind you. At different points in history. It's a big old building-complex and now there are classical music concerts and stuff like that in it. Nice to walk around.”
37 locals recommend
Park
“"Großer Garten" is a huge park in Dresden, very silent and beautiful. It is worth to see. The park is good for jogging, cycling or simply walking. There is also a zoo.”
44 locals recommend
Opera House
“Must see a performance in the world famous semper oper and dress up for a stunning night.”
34 locals recommend
Boutique
“Huge Shopping Mall with Supermarkets, Clothes and everything else you can imagine / Riesiges Einkaufszentrum mit Supermärkten, Kleidung und allem anderen was man sich vorstellen kann.”
33 locals recommend
Palace
“Wunderschönes Schloss mit wunderschönem Park / beautiful castle with a beautiful park”
21 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“perfect for hiking, cycling, walking your dog, playing with your kids on the Waldspielplatz, the deer enclosure, the Hofewiese...calming place!”
21 locals recommend
Museum
“The museum is really interesting for all kinds of ages, because there are interactive parts. One part of the exhibition is permanent, the other one changes, therfore you have different topics covered every time. The ticket is even valid for two days.”
23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Shopping, Art and Culture, Food and Drinks, ... This artisty passage has it all. Don't forget to look up at the buildings! :)”
22 locals recommend
Train Station
“Mainline Trains towards Leipzig, Hannover, Cologne, Frankfurt, Saarbrücken with connections to France, Belgium, Neederlands, Switzerland, Denmark”
25 locals recommend
Palace
“Im Residenzschloss finden Sie unterschiedliche historische Ausstellungen. Folgende Museen sind im Residenzschloss zu finden: Grünes Gewölbe, Kupferstich-Kabinett, Rüstkammer, Münzkabinett.”
9 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Main Lines southbound to Prague/CZ, Budapest/HU and Vienna/Austria. Suburban Railways to Saxony Switzerland and the Mountains ”
16 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Local, creative cuisine and beautiful ambiance especially in summer at the terrace ”
26 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Its one of the best museum in Sachsen for modern art. And it stands near the river, which has a great view! ”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“Schatzkammer der Sächsischen Könige mit vielen Highlights für die ganze Familie. / treasure chamber of the kings of saxony with lots of highlights for the whole family”
12 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Lovely traditional village near Dresden. Calm and natural Restaurants and Cafés, the one or other shop and studio, everything made and maintained with love. Hint: Go up the church tower for an amazing few over the village and the nearby Elbe river as well as wine vineyards. A cozy Café/ Restaurant is "Alte Apotheke", as the name says it's in the style of an old chemist's shop. :)”
13 locals recommend