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Panometer Dresden, Dresden
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A panoramic painting inside a former gasometer, Panometer Dresden shows the city of Dresen as it might have appeared in 1756. The 360-degree painting, created in 2006 by artist Yadegar Asisi, is 27 m (89 ft) tall and 105 m (344 ft) around. Portraying the Baroque Dresden skyline of 1756, the panorama displays scenes from the Saxon court, as well as the daily lives of citizens. A 15 m (49 ft) high viewing platform allows you to take a good look at the various scenes' details. Additional exhibits explain its creation and give historical context to enrich your visit. Use our Dresden tourist route planner to visit Panometer Dresden on your trip to Dresden, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • One is in a different time in history and a scene witnessed up close in his excellent pictorial vision of a great artist. The exhibits shown in the respective preparation of exhibitions at the entrance give further insight into the history of the image and the time, the Assis presents. Always an experience.
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  • I was captivated by the spectacle of Asisi's interpretation of Dresden 1945, the bombing of the city during the war and its aftermath. The exhibition also addressed the bombing and destruction of othe...  more »
  • We were already a few times in the Panometer. No matter whether Dresden Baroque, ancient Rome, or Dresden 1945 - it was everytime very impressive, with how much detail the topics have been worked on. Not only the panorama itself with its many details, but also the information boards have given a broad insight into the subject and shows that one should look at often times left and right! Example: Dresden in 1945 with the information about other cities affected by the bombing campaign, also outside of Germany!
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  • Very very impressive. I recommend visiting to everyone. I'm interested how Great Barrier Reef looks like....
  • Gigantic panorama. Very beautiful and so many details to catch your attention for a long long time. Definitely a unique experience and more stunning then the version in Berlin.
  • Awesome museum that is different from the normal stuff out there. Really cool concept. Specially nice if you know the city!
  • There is probably nothing to see here if you're not interested in art or history of the area. All it has is the giant dome shaped wall painting of Dresden in the past which is very impressive if you appreciate art but entrance fee was too much for it.
  • Beautiful museum-theatre. We visited here in April 2015 and the panorama was Dresden right after the bombing. It was breathtaking, it looked so real!