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Zwinger

Zwinger © DMG/Exß

Built 1710-28 by the architect Pöppelmann in cooperation with the sculptor Permoser. Originally designed as an orangery and a setting for court festivities, it was later used for exhibitions. Most perfect example of Late Baroque architecture in Germany. Construction of the Semper Gallery 1847-55. In the Zwinger are located the Old Masters Picture Gallery, Armoury (Rüstkammer), Porcelain Collection and the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon.

Zwinger

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Theaterplatz 1
01067 Dresden
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