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Dresden Zoo to Elbe River

Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Dresden Zoo to Elbe River

Length2.8 mi
Elev. Gain52.5 ft
Est. Steps6500


Scenic views

City walk

Historic site

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Dresden Zoo to Elbe River is a 2.8 mile (6,500-step) route located near Dresden, Saxony, Germany. This route has an elevation gain of about 52.5 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.
Lovely center city zoo with a walk to the Dresden Dynamo fan shop, the Hygiene Museum, through historic Dresden Square, past the Frauenkirche, to the river Elbe.

Dresden City Museum

Tourist Attraction
Dresden City Museum (Stadtmuseum Dresden) is the central city museum for the German city of Dresden. Its displays tell the 800-year story of the city and is the largest and most important of the Dresden State Museums (Städtischen Museen Dresden). Its art collections split off in 2000 to form the Dresden City Art Gallery, but both the Art Gallery and the Museum are housed in Dresden's Landhaus.

Dresden Zoo

Tourist Attraction
Dresden Zoo or Zoo Dresden, is a zoo situated in the city of Dresden, Germany. It was opened in 1861, making it Germany's fourth oldest zoo. It was originally designed by Peter Joseph Lenné.The zoo is located on the southern edge of the Großer Garten (Great Garden), a large city centre park. The zoo houses about 3000 animals of almost 400 species, especially Asian animals.

Dresden City Art Gallery

Tourist Attraction
The Dresden City Art Gallery (Städtische Galerie Dresden – Kunstsammlung) is the municipal art collection of Dresden, Germany, housed in the city's Landhaus. It was formed by the 19th and 20th century artworks of the Stadtmuseum Dresden, split off from the Museum and given a separate display in 2000.


The Fürstenzug (English: Procession of Princes) in Dresden, Germany, is a large mural of a mounted procession of the rulers of Saxony. It was originally painted between 1871 and 1876 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Wettin Dynasty, Saxony's ruling family. In order to make the work weatherproof, it was replaced with approximately 23,000 Meissen porcelain tiles between 1904 and 1907.

Dresden Transport Museum

Tourist Attraction
The Dresden Transport Museum (German: Verkehrsmuseum Dresden) displaysvehicles of all modes of transport, such as railway, shipping, road and air traffic, under one roof. The museum is housed in the Johanneum at the Neumarkt in Dresden. The Johanneum was built between 1586 and 1590; it is one of the oldest museum buildings in Dresden.

German Hygiene Museum

Tourist Attraction
The German Hygiene Museum (German: Deutsches Hygiene-Museum) is a medical museum in Dresden, Germany. It conceives itself today as a "forum for science, culture and society". It is a popular venue for events and exhibitions, and is among the most visited museums in Dresden, with around 280,000 visitors per year.

Dresden Frauenkirche

The Dresden Frauenkirche (German: Dresdner Frauenkirche, IPA: [ˈfʁaʊənˌkɪʁçə], Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. An earlier church building was Catholic until it became Protestant during the Reformation.The old church was replaced in the 18th century by a larger Baroque Lutheran building.

Dresden Academy of Fine Arts

The Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (German Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden), often abbreviated HfBK Dresden or simply HfBK, is a vocational university of visual arts located in Dresden, Germany. The present institution is the product of a merger between the famous Dresden Art Academy, founded in 1764, the workplace and training ground of a number of influential European artists, and another well-established local art school, Hochschule für Werkkunst Dresden, after World War II.

Brühl's Terrace

Brühl's Terrace (German: Brühlsche Terrasse) is a historic architectural ensemble in Dresden, Germany. Nicknamed "The Balcony of Europe", the terrace stretches high above the shore of the river Elbe. Located north of the recently rebuilt Neumarkt Square and the Frauenkirche, is one of the favourite inner-city places of both locals and tourists for walking, people watching, and having a coffee.

Dresden English Football Club

The Dresden English Football Club was a football club founded in 1874 in Dresden, the first in Germany and likely the first outside Great Britain.
Route Details


2.8 mi

Elev. Gain

52.5 ft

Est. Steps

Created by
Pacer Paul
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