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Dresden Funicular Railway, Dresden

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Built to link the residential area of Weisser Hirsch with the lower-lying Loschwitz district in 1895, Dresden Funicular Railway is now a historical monument. Originally steam-powered, the line was converted to run on electricity in 1910. Take the brief ride up the hill, winding through beautiful natural surroundings to peer across the Elbe valley. Though the lower station was destroyed during World War II, the carriages had been stored in the tunnels, keeping them intact. Even if you don't choose to take a ride, the well-preserved cars are interesting to see. Using our custom trip planner, Dresden attractions like Dresden Funicular Railway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great old car and views are an experience! Unfortunately top dzt. No cafe or restaurant nearby.
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  • If you're ever on the "blue wonder" should take the few steps to the lower station of the funicular in buying and driving from here to the upper station. From here, you have beautiful views of Dresden and the Elbe weather permitting.
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  • Very good experience, because it comes with a very attractive residential area. The views of Dresden is worthwhile in any case.
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  • Trochu krátká
  • Sehr interessante, wenn auch kurze Fahrt. Oben spektakuläre Aussicht!
  • Ride was good
  • Great old funicular. To be precise, the oldest surviving funicular. Just glad that there is still something. Expect a friendly staff and a great view from the top when the weather cooperates.
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  • This place in Dresden and its surroundings with its old buildings looks more like mountain town. It's very nice. In the close vicinity of the sde is located two cableways on two local peaks. One railway and one suspended.
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