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| Am Theaterplatz, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning buildings all round and will entertain for a full day easily if you go into detail on everything

Reviewed 31 August 2018

The area is grand and somewhat bare, and probably designed to be viewed on horseback. It is enclosed by a wealth of unusual and significant buildings.

Thank JeffreyG1675
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a good place to just take-in Dresden. The theatre, the Zwinger, the church, the river are all around it. The large statue in the middle is just a plus. We took several selfies in each direction.

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Large square outside the Opera House with King John's statue and on the exit from Zwinger it has good views over the river.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stand in the middle of Dresden's Theaterplatz and admire the majestic Semper Opera House to the north, the Zwinger to the west, the Residenzschloss to the south and the Elbe River to the East. Named for the magnificent Semper Opera Theater, the cobblestone square has...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A pleasant square with lots of interesting buildings etc surrounding it. Plenty to see and do for young and old.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Theaterplatz, so named because of its glorious opera house, would look good in any city. Situated just off the waterfront, and bordered on the opposite side by the Zwinger Palace complex, it's a broad and beautiful urban space. The equestrian statue is of King...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Cobble stone dating to the 1870's still paves this square and is very predominate. To enhance this spacious square, a large single spouting low fountain has been placed on one side while an imposing, but stately, bronze statue of King John is in its center....More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Between the Royale Palace and the Opera House, this plaza is worth taking time to visit. In addition to the historical buildings, there are plenty of places nearby to eat. The views of some of Dresden's most famous structures can be captured here.

Thank H T
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

It is worth just sitting here a few minutes and taking in the view and go camera snap happy. It’s just a beautiful place to admire even if you don’t have time or patience to go inside.

Thank Greg S
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