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Panometer Dresden

Gasanstaltstr. 8b, 01237 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 3555340
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Since 2006 the Panometer Dresden, a former gas tank in Dresden Reick, displays the monumental 360° panoramas “BAROQUE DRESDEN” and “DRESDEN 1945” created by Berlin artist Yadegar Asisi in a regular change. The presentation of the pictures on a scale of 1:1 and a 105 m wide and 27 m high surface is supported by the use of light and sound. Standing on the 15 m high platform in the middle of the monumental picture the visitor can thus experience the perfect illusion of immerging into the history of Saxony’s capital Dresden. Between January and May/June the panorama “DRESDEN 1945” broaches the issues of tragedy and hope of the European city. The accompanying exhibition provides an introduction into the immediate aftermath of the bombing raids on February 13th in 1945. Inside of the panorama picture, which is supported by light and sound effects, the incidents of this day get then even more realistic for the visitors and they get the feeling of being directly involved in the happening. The following documentary, showing interviews with contemporary witnesses, depicts Dresden’s reconstruction in the centuries after the bombing. Between June and December “BAROQUE DRESDEN” invites its visitors to a travel in time into the epoch of Baroque, Dresden’s most famous era. Inspired by the numerous vedutas of Bernardo Bellotto, also known as Canaletto, Yadegar Asisi depicts a unique overall view of Saxony’s capital city. Detailed sceneries of the city life and the courtly routine during the Augustan Epoch, dated back to 1695 - 1760, allow the visitors to plunge into the baroque heyday. The accompanying exhibition, held in vibrant colours such as magenta, deep blue and gold, concentrates on the baroque city’s daily life. Numerous exhibits illustrate different aspects of absolutism, court and religion of this time.
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Gasanstaltstr. 8b, 01237 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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"sound effects"
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"strong experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a few hours very well spent. Really well worth hunting out in Dresden. It is quite a stunning spectacle - we saw the Dresden 1945 version, but I think there arre other scenes sometimes, like the Titanic. A really amazing experience for anyone...More

Thank Pamela W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fascinating exhibit on the Dresden bombings. Sorta off the beaten path, but it’s worth checking out if you have the time. Our kids are 12 and 9 and started to get bored after a little while, but that also had to do...More

1  Thank Eric E
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

The place worths visit it and see a panoramic view of Dresden in ruins the 2nd WW. The guided tour provides you lots of historical info and facts. The place is far from city center, but it worths a try if you have time (20min...More

Thank Alexandros K
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Was told this was under repair and, although you could visit, there will be a much better version open in late 2018.

Thank John W
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

Destruction of Dresden in Panometer was probably the best experience from the whole Dresden trip - after a (really) short museum walk you end up in the main hall, with all the walls covered in painting / photography of destroyed Dresden, and you can even...More

1  Thank Daniel U
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

I went there with my GF and her grandparents, (they all are from Dresden) and it was impressive. I was fascinated by this place. It's huge, impressive, interesting and even fun. (We had fun trying to find / notice very little and even odd details.)...More

Thank Rodrigo B
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

We walked from the main historical part of Dresden to this attraction. It was about a 50 minute walk through a lovely park (during Autumn). We passed the VW factory before entering the park and a visit here could be factored into the day. Unluckily...More

Thank Roamers46
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

The old gasometer of Dresden has been reinvented. The inside walls have been used to project ancient views of the city of Dresden and her environment in a high density computer arrangement. The panorama is 27 m high 360 degrees. You can look at Dresden...More

1  Thank PeterHarkort
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

You will not believe this. It is stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it. Bring binoculars. I’m not kidding! I spent 2 hours there and wish I had 2 more.

Thank JustAGuyOnTheRoad
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

The concierge at our hotel recommended the Panometer to us and we were grateful that he did, as this is an amazing experience. The work on the paintings themselves is first class, and the actual 360 degree effect is awesome. The story of Dresden's past...More

Thank TheOldMacs
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Yunfei L
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Response from TheOldMacs | Reviewed this property |
We agree that you should set aside a minimum of two hours to see the exhibit thoroughly, as there is much to explore
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