Taschenbergpalais

Taschenbergpalais: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dresden: City & Semperoper Guided Walking Tour

1. Dresden: City & Semperoper Guided Walking Tour

Discover the historic city of Dresden on a guided walking tour and visit the iconic Frauenkirche. Enjoy a guided tour of the elegant Dresden Zwinger gardens and see where royalty once lived on a tour of Dresden Castle. Explore the history of music on a tour of the Semperoper opera house.  Begin your trip at Dresden Castle and head to the most famous landmark of the entire city: Frauenkirche. Marvel at the elaborately restored church from the outside and have a look at its splendid interior. Continue to the Procession of Princes, a crucial part of Saxon history, and to the Stables Courtyard of Dresden Castle. Get an idea of what these impressive buildings look like inside and see the Taschenbergpalais. Undoubtedly, a walking tour through Dresden would not be the same without seeing the Zwinger. Hear interesting and entertaining stories about Augustus II the Strong, before the tour ends at the theater square with its cathedral. Next, explore the famous Semperoper, the Saxon State Opera, and court opera, on a guided tour. Learn the history behind each turn as you tour the magnificent rooms.

Dresden: Guided City Walk with a Cup of Coffee

2. Dresden: Guided City Walk with a Cup of Coffee

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Dresden. Hear little anecdotes and big stories from your experienced and licensed tour guide who brings the city's past back to life.  Discover the dark times of the Middle Ages. Experience the vigor of the Renaissance and the grandeur of the Baroque. Explore the backgrounds of the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 and hear what it must have felt like to the people of former East and West Germany. The walking tour through the historic old town starts at Neumarkt. See Dresden's most famous attractions, including Frauenkirche, Semperoper, and the Baroque Zwinger.  Stroll by top sights like the Residenzschloss and the Fürstenzug. From Dresden Castle, head to Brühl's Terrace, the Procession of Princes, and Stallhof until you arrive at Dresden Cathedral. Next, follow your guide to Taschenbergpalais and Augustus Bridge before ending your walking tour near Frauenkirche.

Dresden: Historical Walking Tour and Chocolate Museum Ticket

3. Dresden: Historical Walking Tour and Chocolate Museum Ticket

Historical Walking Tour: Travel back in time, and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Dresden. Hear facts and stories from your experienced and licensed tour guide, who will bring the city's past back to life. Discover the dark times of the Middle Ages, the vigor of the Renaissance, and the grandeur of the Baroque. Explore the backgrounds of the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 and hear what it must have felt like to the people of former East and West Germany. The walking tour through the historic old town starts at Neumarkt. See Dresden's most famous attractions, including the Frauenkirche, the Semperoper, and the Baroque Zwinger. From Dresden Castle, head to Brühl's Terrace and the Procession of Princes and Stallhof, until you arrive at Dresden Cathedral. Then, follow your guide to the Taschenbergpalais and Augustus Bridge, before ending your walking tour near Frauenkirche. Chocolate Museum: Included with your tour is entry to Dresden's chocolate museum, which you can visit either before or after your walking tour. Dresden was known as Germany's "capital of chocolate" and is considered to be the place where milk chocolate was invented. From here it was exported worldwide. Experience this delicacy's fascinating history and what really good chocolate is all about. Learn surprising facts about the numerous chocolate factories in 19th-century Dresden. Discover one of the world's largest collections of chocolate moulds by Anton Reiche and trace the long path from cocoa bean to delicious chocolate. Afterward, find out what the first chocolate bars may have tasted like and what really good milk chocolate tastes like today.

Dresden: Private Old Town Walking Tour

4. Dresden: Private Old Town Walking Tour

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Dresden. You will be able to hear little anecdotes and big stories from your experienced and licensed tour guide, who will bring the city's past back to life. Discover the dark times of the Middle Ages, experience the vigor of the Renaissance and the grandeur of the Baroque. You can explore the backgrounds of the Peaceful Revolution of 1989, and hear what it must have felt like to the people of former East and West Germany. This walking tour through the historic old town starts at Neumarkt. From here you will see Dresden's most famous attractions, including Frauenkirche, Semperoper and the Baroque Zwinger. From Dresden Castle, head to Brühl's Terrace, the Procession of Princes and and Stallhof, until you arrive at Dresden Cathedral. Next, follow your guide to Taschenbergpalais and Augustus Bridge, before concluding your walking tour near Frauenkirche.

Dresden: Guided City Walk and City Museum Entrance Ticket

5. Dresden: Guided City Walk and City Museum Entrance Ticket

Travel back in time as your guide tells you stories from the middle ages until the present. Hear stories about the revolution of 1989. Walk passed all the most famous sights in just 100 minutes. Go to the Dresden City Museum and see 1,000 exhibits that depict 800 years of history. Visit the Städtische Gallery. Greet your guide at the meeting point. Walk through the historic old town at Neumarkt, which was destroyed during the second world war. Marvel at the high church towers of Frauenkirche, a Gothic-style church. Continue to the Semperoper opera house, where works from Strauss and Wagner were premiered. Follow your guide to the Baroque Zwinger, considered to be among the most important Baroque buildings in Germany. Witness the beauty of the water fountains which surround green lawns. The perfect addition to your city walking tour is a visit to the Dresden City Museum and admission to the Städtische Gallery. Experience the history of the city, which is more than 800 years old, with the help of highly interesting exhibits, rare film footage, ancient documents, paintings and art treasures. From the first settlement of the Elbe valley, the founding of the city, the golden age of the Baroque and the fall of the old city, you will get exciting insights into everyday life in the GDR and the events surrounding the Peaceful Revolution of 1989. In addition to the world-famous Sophienschatz and inventions from Dresden, numerous curiosities such as the neck ring for quarrelsome women or the fool's house for drunks are on display. The past and present of Dresden is conveyed to them in an entertaining way and, quite incidentally, they get to the bottom of the myth of the city. The Städtische Gallery includes outstanding artworks from 1500 to the present.

Dresden: Classic Old Town Tour

6. Dresden: Classic Old Town Tour

Experience the beauty of Dresden and discover the historic heart of the city on this 2-hour walking tour. Let this spirited and humorous tour tell you all about the Saxon lifestyle, architecture and culture as wells as the history of Dresden. Stroll the historic street of the old town with your local guide and see the most famous buildings. Enjoy the baroque Zwinger with the Kronentor gate, the famous Semperoper at Theaterplatz, the Taschenbergpalais, Dresden Cathedral, Dresden Castle, the Fürstenzug, the Frauenkirche (with interior visit), the newly-rebuilt Neumarkt, Brühl's Terrace with a view of the state ministries, the new Synagogue, the Altmarkt with the Kulturpalast, and much more.

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What people are saying about Taschenbergpalais

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 2,469 reviews

Natalie is a very knowledgeable yet entertaining guide! It was great fun and very interesting! I can only recommend! 25€ is a steep price, but it includes admission to the Semper Opera - and it's worth seeing! Also there a very interesting, entertaining tour experienced!

Sehr tolle Führung, Frau Blau hat sehr viel Wissen über die Stadt Dresden und ihre Geschichte. Sie hat uns die wichtigsten Sehenswürdigkeiten sehr informativ und humorvoll präsentiert und konnte alle Fragen beantworten.

Silvia was a superb guide for our center city tour. Her knowledge of the city’s history, the arts as well as current events was excellent. We were thoroughly pleased with our experience.

The tour guide was very good. Extensive information packed in an entertaining way. A total of 130 minutes instead of 100. Great! The free coffee wasn't great. Recommended tour!

Excellent tour - guide is very motivated to share her knowledge. And we concluded with a tour in the Opera. 3 fantastic hours in total.