Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), Dresden

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A museum complex that holds some of Dresden's most valuable artwork, Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) is also an art library with more than 260,000 volumes on art history. The massive complex is an all-day affair that includes both the palace and the Green Vault. The palace was the home of the electors and the kings of Saxony for almost half a millennium, and their history is laced through the many rooms and exhibits. The Gallery of the Electors and the Hausmannsturm are in the castle's largest tower. View the collection of prints, drawings, and photographs on display, as well as the Dresden State Art Collection. The armory has an impressive selection of historical weaponry, including a Turkish chamber with mother-of-pearl inlay artifacts. Tickets are sold separately for the two tours, but you can purchase a combined ticket for a small discount. See Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) and all Dresden has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dresden trip itinerary website .
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  • Don't know how to look this Palace 75 years ago, but after the restoration looks amazing! And that restoration used blackened from fire stones, only adds to the uniqueness.
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  • First some practicalities to note. The ticket does not cover the Historisches Green Vault but all the other galleries. There is an excellent audio guide although the recent Renaissance Wing is not inc...  more »
  • In Dresden the entire historic centre is designed in the same style, it turns out these buildings with hundreds of years of history, not a completely new, just after the bombing of their restored on old photos and drawings
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