"Get an Idea of Dresden from Viewing Towers" Top 5 Page for this destination Towers - Viewpoints Tip by Kakapo2

Towers - Viewpoints, Dresden: 5 reviews and 8 photos

  View of Frauenkirche from the spire of Kreuzkirche
by Kakapo2

The best way to get an idea of Dresden?s layout is to climb one of the many towers in the city. Most of the accessible towers are under 100 metres high ? but that is high enough to get fantastic views. The highest historic tower is the one of the castle with exactly 100 metres. We climbed the stairs of Kreuzkirche.

91 metres
Opening hours
April ? Oct 10am ? 1pm, 2pm ? 6pm
Nov ? March 10am ? 1pm, 1pm ? 4pm
Admission 8 Euro

Schlossturm (Hausmannsturm)
100 metres
Opening hours
April ? Nov 10am ? 6pm, closed on Tuesdays
Admission 3 Euro

92 metres
Opening hours
April ? Nov: Mon ? Sat 10am ? 5.30pm, Sun 12noon ? 5.30pm
Jan ? March: Mon ? Sat 10am ? 3.30pm, Sun 12noon ? 3.30pm
December: Mon ? Sat 10am ? 7.30pm, Sun 12noon ? 7.30pm
Admission 2 Euro

Rathausturm (Town Hall)
98 metres
Recommended for people with walking disabilities or lazybones. This tower has a lift to the viewing platform.
Opening hours
April ? Oct 10am ? 6pm (last lift up at 5.30pm)
Admission 2.50 Euro

87.5 metres
Opening hours
March ? Oct: Tue 11.30am ? 4pm, Wed ? Sat 11am ? 5pm, Sun 11.30am ? 5pm
Nov ? Feb: Wed 12noon ? 4pm, Thu/Fri 10am ? 4pm, Sun 11.30am ? 16.30pm
Admission 1.50 Euro

Ernemannturm Technische Sammlungen Dresden
Located in Junghansstraße 1-3
(The Ernemann-Werke later became the Zeiss-Ikon-Werke)
48 metres
Opening hours
Tue ? Fri 9am ? 5pm, Sat/Sun 10am ? 6pm
Admission 3 Euro (includes museum)

(All admission rates as late 2007)

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 28, 2008
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