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“You can enjoy better view from other places in Dresden.”

Town Hall Tower (Rathausturm)
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The walk up this tower is not really worth it as it is located on one corner of the old town. New Town Hall or The Neues Rathaus was built after the Old Town Hall became too small for an ever-expanding city. It was built in neo-Renaissance style from 1905-1910. During the 1946 bombings this building was damaged but it was restored by 1952. This quick restoration left it's impact on the building and it lost it's harmony and balance. This was due to the fact that though the octagonal tower was redone perfectly, the wings were simplified to save time. Moreover each wing was completed in a different decade. This building has sone interesting statues like the lions guarding the golden gates, the Bacchus on a donkey and the golden man perched over the copper dome of the tower.

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

The Town Hall tower in Dresden is a big area consisting of tall buildings including the octogonal city hall tower with courtyards in front.The top of the tower is which is reached by a lift to get a good view.The tower is crowned by the Golden City Hall Man.On top of the tower there is a viewing platform to get a glorious birds eye view of the whole countryside with the delightful landscape view of Elbe river.

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Reviewed 28 November 2012

They actually do not promote this remarkable tower for tourists. Well, if you feel, you should have a look at Dresden from the top with every church and the Cathedral of the Lady as well - you are to go to the top of the Town Hall`s Tower. There`s even a lift available, provided the Public Servants do have working hours upon your arrival.

3  Thank Sonny-A-H
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Reviewed 14 June 2012

To see the city from this vantage point and to compare it to the photographs after the 1945 firebombing is a must-do on a visit to Dresden

4  Thank Ginny T
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Reviewed 24 November 2011

If you like art from this period, you'll love it. There's a tour to be taken throughout, which was good. There's also a very nice cafe and also a restaurant to enjoy. We had coffee and cake. Beautiful atmosphere all around. Well worth the time and entry fee for the tour.

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