The Berlin Art Gallery (German: Berliner Gemäldegalerie) is one of Europe’s leading art museums. The gallery is located in the building of the Cultural Forum, not far from Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
Excursions in Berlin
Excursions in Berlin with professional Russian guides. Sightseeing tours. Excursions to the Reichstag, to the museums of Berlin.
The Berlin Art Gallery was originally opened at the Royal Museum by the Lustgarten Park, in the building of today’s Old Museum, and was the first museum island collection. With its discovery, which took place in 1830, the whole history of museums in Berlin began. Continue reading
Madame Tussauds is a famous wax museum. Today, museum branches are scattered around the world. There is a Madame Tussauds Museum in Berlin. It is located in close proximity to the Brandenburg Gate.
Millions of people visit the museum every year, not embarrassed either by the need to stand in line or by the high cost of the ticket.
The story of the incredible success of the wax museum began more than 250 years ago.
Excursions in Berlin with professional Russian guides. Sightseeing tours. Excursions to the Reichstag, to the museums of Berlin. Continue reading
The Dresden Art Gallery of the Old Masters (Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister) is one of the most significant museums in the world of fine art. It is located in the Sempler’s Gallery building of the Zwinger Palace Ensemble in Dresden, the capital of Saxony, in eastern Germany. Currently, the gallery of old masters is part of the State Art Collections of Dresden.
Most of the paintings that today make up the collection of the Dresden Art Gallery were acquired within a short period of time – fifty years. The collection was based on paintings by German and Dutch artists, collected by the Saxon electors of the Vettin dynasty.
In the 17th century, the elector of Saxony and the Polish king Augustus the Strong (1670–1733), and, to an even greater extent, his son, Augustus III (1696–1763), began to expand the painting collection systematically. The Saxon court and its capital Dresden, at the request of the rulers, were to stand in one row not only with neighboring Berlin, but also with Paris or Vienna. Through their agents throughout Europe, electors actively bought canvases of the great masters of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Continue reading