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Good for an evening visit

Go out behind the Westin Hotel to get to the Caneletto View. At night it makes a pretty good photo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Panoramic view of Dresden

The panoramic view of the skyline of Dresden, as depicted in the painting by Canaletto currently... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go out behind the Westin Hotel to get to the Caneletto View. At night it makes a pretty good photo opportunity--probably during the day, as well. Unfortunately the bridge blocks the view of the Albertinum and currently there is a large tower crane working on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First now when I am home I understand what was Canaletto Blick and also that I was there more then 5 times under my visit in Dresden. Its a nice place to see things from and I was there in the light and dark time...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

On my visit, the view was encumbered by cranes and scaffolding attendent on the reconstruction of the Augustus Brucke. So it sort of ironically reflected Canaletto's experience. His painting of the scene in 1748 shows scaffolding on the tower of the cathedral, demonstration that in...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The panoramic view of the skyline of Dresden, as depicted in the painting by Canaletto currently displayed in the Old Master's Picture Gallery in the Zwinger complex, is remarkably similar to the 21st century view that you can enjoy today. After the massive destruction of...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Lovely just to walk around and take in the views.Nice to walk over the bridge to enlarge the perspective.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The views from the canal is really beautiful. It’s also a lovely place to walk around as it Offers gorgeous views of Dresden’s historic skyline.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The artist known mostly as Canaletto was not the Venetian master, but his nephew who traded under his uncle's name. He was actually Bernardo Bellotto. His paintings of Dresden are most interesting, as are his of Warsaw.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was beautiful to walk along the river in Dresden in the sunny weather, have a beer in the beer garden and admire the view and buildings across the river.

Thank jirza
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is where Bernardo Canaletto stood to paint his famous panoramic view of Dresden, and it still looks much the same today. Impossible to resist taking several photos when standing in this spot.

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Here's where the best views of Dresden are across the river. Simply amazing facade to the city here.

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