The museums in the kennel are very interesting and the courtyard invites you to linger in good weather. What is good, once you have paid admission, you can visit the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, the Mathematisch-Physikalischen Salon and the Porzellansammlung as well as all current special exhibitions.
April 20, 2017
The Zwinger is a building complex with gardens in Dresden. The total work of art of architecture, sculpture and painting, built under the direction of the architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann and the sculptor Balthasar Permoser, is one of the most important buildings of the Baroque era and, along with the Frauenkirche, is the best-known architectural monument in Dresden. Its name Zwinger goes back to the name that was customary in the Middle Ages for a part of the fortress between the outer and inner fortress wall, although the Zwinger no longer fulfilled a function corresponding to its name when construction began. (Source: Wikipedia)
April 4, 2018
The Kronentor is a pavilion and next to the Wallpavillon the most famous part and often the symbol of the Dresden Zwinger in pictures.
With the long galleries adjoining on both sides, it stands on the old fortress wall with its front; However, the gate and galleries form a small angle to it. The crown gate originally allowed access from outside the city through the fortress wall. Therefore, no stone bridge corresponding to the importance of the construction led over the Zwingergraben to the Kronenor, but only a narrow wooden footbridge, which would have been quickly dismantled in the event of an attack. It was also rebuilt in this way when the Zwinger trench was uncovered and expanded in the 20th century.
January 6, 2020
The Dresden Zwinger is always worth a visit. If you are already in Dresden, you can not get around the Frauenkirche and the Dresden Zwinger. It is always remarkable how the historic buildings have changed since the turn for the better. Highly recommended is a guided tour of the kennel. Try it.
December 21, 2016
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