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Address: Elbufer, Nahe Augustusbrucke, 01069 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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An artist view of Dresden. This is a must do for those that appreciate art. Exact spot where Canaletto painted. See Dresden from the artist point of view.

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Ridgewood, New York

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Ridgewood, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

An artist view of Dresden. This is a must do for those that appreciate art. Exact spot where Canaletto painted. See Dresden from the artist point of view.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cross the Augustus Bridge. When you get to the Neustadt side of the river walk to your left along the banks of the Elbe until you see a large red frame. The City of Dresden has created a photo op there so that you can see the exact spot the 18th Century Venetian painter Canaletto created his still famous Panorama... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Something every traveller who is interested in taking pictures should do, and it doesn 't require a special effort, just to cross the bridge. There is a nice beer garden on the other side of the bridge from where you can enjoy the view even longer.

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Truckee, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Fantastic on a sunny day but most interesting in any weather - especially if you like Canaletto paintings.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 556 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

August the Strong took one Italian painter and made him the court painter. When he painted the original panorama of Dresden, who would have thought that it will forever in the future have this view bear his name, the Canaletto View. In fact, he painted 14 of these masterpieces. To me, sunset was the perfect time to enjoy Canaletto’s inspiration.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited in the spring, which was, in my opinion, a perfect time of year. Halfway across the Augustus bridge over the Elba, I sat on the bench and took in the view. WWII wasn't kind to Dresden, but the view is back to its glory days. At least, what I imagine it was like. Very romantic if you happen... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you know the painting it is worth taking a stroll to see whee the artist sat to compose his master piece

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Valdosta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Just admire the buildings - reflect a little - this view is absolutely great - one could spend hours - just looking!!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Sit on the meadow on the left bank of the Elbe (Dresden Neustadt) and take a picnic and plenty of photos during summer evenings.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Head for the Japanesisches Palast and then you look back at the view of the Altstadt. It is only a short walk but hold on to your hat walking over the bridge on a windy day.

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