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Georgenbau

Schlossstr. 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Attractive Neo-Renaissance entrance to the Royal Palace at Schloßplatz

One of the nice buildings to see at Schloßplatz is the Neo-Renaissance style Georgenbau, which... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
The side facing Castle Square

Georgenbau, the main section of the Royal Palace sitting on top of the old city gates began... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
JuiTeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“royal palace” (3 reviews)
“old city” (2 reviews)
“elbe river” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Schlossstr. 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the nice buildings to see at Schloßplatz is the Neo-Renaissance style Georgenbau, which forms an entrance into the city centre after crossing The building forms part of the Royal Palace, serving as an entrance into the city after crossing the Elbe River and...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Georgenbau, the main section of the Royal Palace sitting on top of the old city gates began reconstruction in the 80s and the entire palace was only completed a decade ago. The Haussman Tower behind it is a complete reconstruction of the original.  Georgenbau has been...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Toward the back of the Schlossplatz, stands this first Renaissance building of the city. A devastating fire ravaged the Palace in 1701 and Augustus the Strong had the exterior reconstructed in the taste at the time. The portal was again destroyed in WW II and...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

The Geogentor or Georgenbau is the Dresden Old City exit to the bridge on River Elbe. It is located on Scholassplatz between the royal palace and the royal stables. It is a Neo Renaissance building built in 1530-1535 during George the bearded's time. On the...More

1  Thank HINAWASEEM
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