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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't remember how many times we drove past this really cool looking statue. It is located in an unusual spot, but the shiny gold really stands out. You can walk around the area, but this statue really stands out.

Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 17 August 2018

never seen a golden statue like this. impressive work and an ideal motive for tons of pictures. Kind of a must see when you are in Dresden

Thank heini m
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Certainly grabs the attention if you are on this side of the river. Everything else looks dowdy in comparison.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

If you have enough time in Dresden, you can try other parts of the city. This statue is on the other side of the bridge - nicely renovated, but if it's the only thing that would drag you to this part of the city, you...More

Thank PavelSuk
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Augustus II was one of the most powerful kings of Saxony - but he also became King of Poland and seemed to relish that role even more so. This statue of him across the river from the castle complex is situated so that he is...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was quite a surprise to come across a gilded statue, as most statues are bronze. The Golden Rider is an equestrian statue of Saxony's Elector Friedrich Augustus I aka FA II, King of Poland. It can be found in Neustadt at the foot of...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Goldener Reiter is definitely worth seing. It is an impressive statue and ist golden shine is remarcable. From the right angle you can take a picture with the old town in the Background.

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The golden memorial to Augustus the Strong is an easy walk across the bridge from the old town. SItuated near an upscale shopping area, this memorial is best seen at night when it is illuminated. It really stands out.

Thank H T
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

At the end of a beautiful trees ‘s street one of the most beautiful view of the city... this big gold statue with on the background of the old town will be the best set to eat a good ice cream or rest during a...More

Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

As you cross into Neustadt on the Augustus Bridge from the Altstadt, you see this golden rider statue of the city's most prominent statesman, August the Strong. The entire old city of Dresden seems to pay homage to him. You can't fail to hear and...More

Thank Margaret C
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