Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), Dresden

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A museum complex that holds some of Dresden's most valuable artwork, Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) is also an art library with more than 260,000 volumes on art history. The massive complex is an all-day affair that includes both the palace and the Green Vault. The palace was the home of the electors and the kings of Saxony for almost half a millennium, and their history is laced through the many rooms and exhibits. The Gallery of the Electors and the Hausmannsturm are in the castle's largest tower. View the collection of prints, drawings, and photographs on display, as well as the Dresden State Art Collection. The armory has an impressive selection of historical weaponry, including a Turkish chamber with mother-of-pearl inlay artifacts. Tickets are sold separately for the two tours, but you can purchase a combined ticket for a small discount. See Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) and all Dresden has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dresden trip itinerary website .
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  • In the middle of the old town is the Residenzschloss and is another attraction of the city of Dresden. The magnificent building now contains numerous museums such as the collections of the historic Green Vault, the new Green Vault and the Türckische Cammer. Visitors can also visit the coin cabinet and the armoury. With the entrance fee of 12,- € also includes the ascent to the Hausmannsturm. The small castle courtyard is spanned by a transparent roof construction, which spans the castle courtyard like a net and protects visitors from the effects of the weather.
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  • I last saw the castle in the 1980s. A ruin surrounded by a board fence. What has arisen from this is almost incomprehensible. To our delight, we were able to visit the stately rooms of August the Strong, which will only be accessible again this year. A masterpiece.
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