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Hauptstr. 38, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

As you cross into Neustadt on the Augustus Bridge from the Altstadt, you see this golden rider statue of the city's most prominent statesman, August the Strong. The entire old city of Dresden seems to pay homage to him. You can't fail to hear and...More

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

You see this walking over the bridge over the Elbe. It's hard to "see" it well as sculpture since the gold is so glinty at night under artificial light. There is a small cast of it in bronze in the Residenz.

Thank kimibar
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

The statue is quite impressive, sitting on his golden horse is a golden rider. Everything is so GOLD. I can see the statue from my hotel window and even at night it is so GOLD.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

After crossing the old bridge from the Altstadt to the Neustadt across the river Elbe you immediately see this nicely restored statue of one of the old famous rulers of old times (17th century) in this part of Germany. August the Strong is firmly seated...More

Thank Leon Z
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

By 2003 this monument was completely restored and is considered as the best known monument in Dresden. Eyes are drawn to the statue as it is covered in gold leaf. Most people come to visit the Alstadt but those crossing the bridge over the Elbe...More

Thank kennethbarker
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The golden statue of August the strong in the centre of the square. When the sun shines on the golden statue it almost comes to life. This is a great meeting place to start your adventure of Dresden

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice guilted statue of King Augustus II (The strong) from the 17th century. He is the one responsible for many of Dresden's baroque treasures.

Thank eduardops60
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This statue is impressive in the daytime but when it is lit up at night it is even more magnificent. The detailing on the statue is fantastic but best of all it is the introduction to the Old City beyond here. Shortly afterwards there are...More

Thank seamusmurphy
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This bright gold statue with its dark marble bass creates a very different look. The statue is worth a look but not just to go and see it. The building near it appears toe a relic of the GDR. We saw it from the City...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I'm sorry - I think this is one of the ugliest statues I've ever seen anywhere in the world. Pure bad taste.

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