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Dresden Funicular Railway, Dresden
(4.4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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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  • it not worth 10 euro for 2 persons, except for the view from the top! No restaurant no nothing up there.
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  • For car freaks a must: a small funicular railway from the blue wonder up 95 metres. The maximum gradient is 29%.
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  • Up the mountain is worth a ride with one of the world's oldest sand cable railway. It is located close to the monorail.
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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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