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Goldener Reiter

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Address: Hauptstr. 38, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Shining Augusta

Set on the other side of the Elbe river overlooking the Dresden old city, this statue of Augusta on a horse back shines bright whether day or night and could be a fitting end to a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akash M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Standing on a large platform in the middle of an interest ion and pedestrian street it is easily visible from all sides and is very, very golden.

Thank PeterAZ
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set on the other side of the Elbe river overlooking the Dresden old city, this statue of Augusta on a horse back shines bright whether day or night and could be a fitting end to a Dresden trip. At least just to see this very powerful ruler of history who had an eternal desire to collect whichever and whatever came... More 

Thank Akash M
Ridgewood, New York
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286 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great statue. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this but if you are around the area must take picture.

Thank Rebecca O
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There is only one such thing in Dresden. It photographs well against the sky and is near a Lidl if you fancy a salad,a croiussant and a roll or drink!!

Thank Eggtimer186225
Blaine, Minnesota
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Definitely a cool place to see, but not exactly a destination. Worth visiting while passing by, though.

Thank Erin T
San Diego, California
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is an interesting spot. For some, if your group goes their own way, it is a good spot to meet up later. It just looks interesting.

Thank BigMan2xReview
Stockholm, Sweden
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We found this statue by a coincident, and sure, it was cool but nothing special that I would cross the river just to see it. It is very well made, and painting as well. Close to the river and the bridge, and thanks to this statue we went to see more of Neustadt and that was something very nice.

Thank Olav H
Haifa, Israel
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

very golden and really not worth going out of one's way to see it. We may not have appreciated the finess or historical significance, but it seems we weren't the only ones.

Thank Radjana
Camberley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Not worthy of a special visit but if you are in the area and have a few minutes to spare then go look at the statue, read the inscriptions and soak up some of the old history of Saxony

Thank Don260644
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11,896 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Goldener Reiter (Golden Rider) is a landmark equestrian statue that can be seen just past Augustusbrucke (bridge) open entering Innere Neustradt on the north bank of the Elbe River. This monument is a gilded statue of Fredrick Augustus of Saxony that was originally cast between 1732-1734 and unveiled to the public in 1736. Augustus is seated upon a rearing... More 

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