Panel "Procession of Princes"
The “Procession of Princes” or “Princely Procession” (Fürstenzug) panel is a wall tile panel from the famous Meissen porcelain in Dresden. The panel is laid out on the outside of…

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Highlights
Today, the Federal Republic of Germany (this is the official name of the state) is one of the most developed economies in the world, and its internal political structure is…

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Germany
Germany is one of the largest European countries with an area of ​​357,385 km2. It borders in the north with Denmark, in the east with Poland and the Czech Republic,…

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Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

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

German Cathedral in Berlin
The German Cathedral in Berlin (Deutscher Dom) is a church located in the German capital, in the Friedrichstadt district. Together with the French Cathedral and the Concert Hall, the German…

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Koln
Cologne is one of the oldest and fourth largest cities in Germany, as well as the administrative center of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in the…

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Museumsinsel
Today, not only the museum collection, but the museum island itself, as an idea, is the subject of admiration for museum professionals and numerous tourists who come to admire them…

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Verkehrsmuseum Dresden
The Dresden Transport Museum presents exhibits on the history of individual modes of transport on an area of ​​5000 square meters. The institution was opened in 1956. The museum is…

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