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Panometer Dresden, Dresden

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A panoramic painting inside a former gasometer, Panometer Dresden shows the city of Dresen as it might have appeared in 1756. The 360-degree painting, created in 2006 by artist Yadegar Asisi, is 27 m (89 ft) tall and 105 m (344 ft) around. Portraying the Baroque Dresden skyline of 1756, the panorama displays scenes from the Saxon court, as well as the daily lives of citizens. A 15 m (49 ft) high viewing platform allows you to take a good look at the various scenes' details. Additional exhibits explain its creation and give historical context to enrich your visit. Plan to visit Panometer Dresden during your Dresden vacation using our convenient Dresden trip itinerary planner.
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  • This museum is dedicated to the bombing of Dresden in WWII and a plea that war will cease around the globe. First you walk through Dresden as it was preWWII, then you are in a room that surrounds...  more »
  • This place is so easy to get to from the centre of Dresden, I am not sure why there are comments on here to the contrary. A bus will take you straight outside or a short 5 minute walk from the...  more »
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  • Technically impressive and deeply moving display. Worth getting a good look from every level of the tower - it's surprising how much the view changes.
  • I went there for the "Dresden 1945" exhibition. The main theme was the bombing of Dresden. The story is built up with some history and background (which is a must) and the music makes the experience even more impressive. It's a very intriguing place to visit if you are not only interested in the hard facts bit also an emotional experience.

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