Dear visitor, please note:
The Dresden Fortress remains closed from January 1, 2017 until its re-opening.
Two special places. One fascinating experience
The Dresden Xperience will take you on a unique and fascinating journey through Dresden’s history. Enjoy a multimedia experience at two of the most important places in the city’s history and discover how it might have felt to dance at a baroque party, to defend the fortress against attackers and to await your sentence in gloomy surroundings.
Win your Dresden Xperience!
We’re giving away pure relaxation in the heart of Dresden’s old town!
Take part in our prize draw and win a trip to Dresden for two people in a 4- or 5-star hotel in the heart of Dresden’s old town, in direct proximity to the Dresden Fortress and the Dresden Zwinger.
Those who take a stroll along the preserved fortification of Dresden, the civil redesign of which was commissioned by Count Heinrich von Bruehl in the middle of the 18th century, will comprehend the effusive expression of the "Balcony of Europe".
Dresden Stable Yard
One of the few testimonials to the glamorous era of the Renaissance in Dresden is the Stable Yard. Once a venue for courtly entertainment in the course of which participants had to prove their skill and sportiness, it still invites visitors today.