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| Am Theaterplatz, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice square with beautiful old buildings all around you. All of them beautiful restored after the war .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jo-schops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The large square in front of the opera is a beautiful setting surrounded by historic buildings including the opera house. The square is surrounded by beautiful lamps and has a bronze equestrian statue of King John. Great for taking photos of the opera house or...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I entered the Theaterplatz through a gate from Zwinger. It was an impressive entrance with the statue of the Saxon King John dominating the square. The Opera House is such an imposing building and, as with many of the city's beautiful buildings, the post-war reconstruction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

I think this are the winner as the best looking place in Dresden. Unfair for other places but one have to win. This is between Semper Opera, Castle and the cathedrals. One the southern side You have Zwinger and on the other side cafe with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This area of Dresden is so interesting. Bombed during the war but rebuilt with same rocks. Beautiful open space with lots of interesting things to see.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Stunning buildings all round and will entertain for a full day easily if you go into detail on everything

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The area is grand and somewhat bare, and probably designed to be viewed on horseback. It is enclosed by a wealth of unusual and significant buildings.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a good place to just take-in Dresden. The theatre, the Zwinger, the church, the river are all around it. The large statue in the middle is just a plus. We took several selfies in each direction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chileice
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Large square outside the Opera House with King John's statue and on the exit from Zwinger it has good views over the river.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Stand in the middle of Dresden's Theaterplatz and admire the majestic Semper Opera House to the north, the Zwinger to the west, the Residenzschloss to the south and the Elbe River to the East. Named for the magnificent Semper Opera Theater, the cobblestone square has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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