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Bruehl Terrace

Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 501501
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Once the private garden of the Count of Bruehl, this large open plaza offers the city's best view of the River Elbe. Under the terrace are trenches, battlements and other remnants of the city's original fortifications.
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Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 351 501501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful and fun walking boardwalk (not recommended in the winter due to extreme cold), lined with restaurants and cafes, food stands.

Thank Dikla D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed strolling this area and observing the intricate carvings that adorned the buildings situated high above the river Elbe. Both the buildings and the river view were a feast for our eyes!

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the descriptions we read, we expected more here. The "Balcony of Europe" I believe it is proclaimed. Just not that impressed.

Thank Road-Lifer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful section of the Elbe's banks in Dresden was designed and built between 1739 and 1748 as Count Brühl's private pleasure gardens, and is known as the “Balcony of Europe”. From the terrace you can access the Art Academy, Dresden Fortress and the...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to see the terrace while in Dresden, but actually stumbled upon it by accident as we were walking around. It does give you a nice high vantage point to see over the city or out over the river and bridges. There is a...More

Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While your wandering around your going to stumble up onto the terrace. So much to see from up here plus a number of places to grab something to eat as well.

Thank Preston S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, This is one of the best attraction of Dresden. This terrace is very big and you can see bank of Elbe river from here. Walking on this Terrace is fun. Many small hotels and café situated near. Mostly crowded place by tourist. If you...More

Thank Joglekar
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You will enjoy the view up here either you look at the old buildings in Altstadt or you look across the River Elb to the new town. Go and see for yourself.

Thank Mogeltoft
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

..must see in dresden..it is near to other tourist spots...good opporrtunity fo photography...a nice area to stroll..

Thank 689mabelt
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic buildings line the river Elbe. Old paddlesteamer take off from there. Go across the bridge to see the famous panorama as Canaletto painted it

Thank Susanne W
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Martha J
24 December 2014|
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Response from Kirsten B | Reviewed this property |
Dresden is indeed a lovely place to visity. You can walk the center of the town from one tourist atraction to another, most of which are for free. You can take a bus ride for the suburbs, and a boat tour along the Elbe. Then... More