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Free Walking Tour Dresden

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You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Dresden

Duration: 2.25 Hours
Next Tour: Saturday, 11:00

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Best Free Tours in Dresden

Dresden is the perfect city to visit if you are a history buff, an admirer of Baroque and Rococo architecture, theatre, opera, or contemporary art, or just looking to stroll among beautiful parks and cultural monuments in a place that has been reborn from the ashes of World War II. Join the Free Tours in Dresden to explore “the Florence on the Elbe“; learn about its turbulent history as you walk past the restored areas of the center. The best way to explore the city and learn about its history is by walking with a local guide. Take the Essential Dresden City Tour to navigate around renowned museums, baroque buildings, palaces, bridges, squares, and galleries. The Free Dresden WWII Tour will show you how the city was bombed flat by British and North American air bombings in 1945.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Dresden

Despite its near devastation during WWII, this city has a wonderful assortment of architecture that you will come across on your Dresden Free Walking Tours. Visit the 13th century Altmarkt (Old Market) of Dresden, the heart of the city and the scene of many festivals and markets. See the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), which was completely destroyed in 1945 and is now restored to its former glory. The Zwinger Palace is a baroque masterpiece, originally ordered by Augustus the Strong in the 16th century but not completed until the 18th century. Dresden has a wealth of museums to explore. Among them are the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, dedicated to the human body and its functions, the City Museum, the Museum of Dresden Fortress, the Museum of Saxon Folk Art, and the Erich Kastner Museum.

Things to Do in Dresden

With Free Walking Tours in Dresden, you will learn that this is a town of palaces with incredible collections of treasures. Explore these and get an idea of just how rich the Saxony kingdom was. Take a peek inside the Zwinger Palace and witness one of the largest collections of European Renaissance art. Head to the Dresden Residenzschloss, a stunning Renaissance palace, now a host of museums with exquisite collections of artifacts. The green vault is the most spectacular. After all that palatial splendor, head to Neustadt for an alternative side of Dresden. It was rebuilt after a huge fire in the 1700s. It’s now an area of Dresden full of street art, bars, and restaurants. If you come in June, there is the Bunte Republik Neustadt festival. Three days of sheer partying!

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