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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49146679
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3 Floors of Masterpieces

Unfortunately the main reason for my visit was to see the Vermeer "Girl reading a letter at an open... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James O
Norwich, United Kingdom
so much art!

oh this place was great! there are tons of paintings, you're going to need some time to stop&admire... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gökçe K
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This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and Titian, but it is most famous for Rafael's Sistine Madonna.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 351 49146679

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately the main reason for my visit was to see the Vermeer "Girl reading a letter at an open window", and it was being restored. There were ALOT of warnings prior to buying my ticket though so i can`t complain. They even limit the numbers...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 6 days ago

oh this place was great! there are tons of paintings, you're going to need some time to stop&admire every single one of them. people who work there are very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go again, and you should too!

Thank Gökçe K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place that you should not miss when you are in Dresden.The most famous painting in this collection is Raphael's Sistine Madonna. It is absolutely huge.On the other side of the room is Rembrandt's Prodigal Son. There is an English audio gudie available

Thank Michail B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This large museum has a number of great masterworks. We were particularly interested in their two Vermeer pieces. Unfortunately one was not on view due to restoration.

Thank LauraNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see it!!! And don't forget related CERAMIC COLLECTION and SCIENTIFIC KABINET (combi ticket)!!! A part of old building id now under renovation, so the painting disposition is a little bit "crowded", but you can deep go into a very important and wonderful...More

Thank silviaflwr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ah, the old masters. For someone like me, this was an overwhelming experience. I think somewhere around the 16th century exhibit my brain just went into sensory overload. I must criticize that some of the Rubens paintings were put on display in such a way,...More

1  Thank SHEILA L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were some great masters. But many were behind glass in frames. Admittedly I have not toured all the great galleries of the world but those I have been to did not put glass in the frame. Distracting glare and of course distorted color. Otherwise...More

Thank KB2KB2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only had an hour to spend here but it was well worth a visit. There were many pictures we had previously only seen in reproduction, they were well displayed and annotated and the gallery was not too crowded so we could see the pictures...More

Thank Barkbysue
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister is a large gallery of paintings by many of the old masters. Give yourself plenty of time, to see all that is here.

Thank FloridaGardener
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Excellent collection of art from several different periods. Enough to keep you enthralled for at least a long afternoon. Parts of the gallery are undergoing restoration until 2018, but the amount that is still being shown is well worth the visit (I mean the Sistene...More

Thank Kristen B
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12 January 2017|
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Response from ManoloTravel | Reviewed this property |
You have good taste. The girl is reading, definitly, she is holding the letter with two hands and the letter is probably from her lover.