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Statue of King John

Theatreplatz, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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By the opera house

This large statue stands in a spacious square outside the opera house. One of many things to see in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan B
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Newport, United Kingdom
Majestic

This majestic looking statue of King John (aka Johann) of Saxony is right in the center of this... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Margaret C
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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 weeks ago
“By the opera house”
Dec 12, 2017
“Majestic”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Theatreplatz, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This large statue stands in a spacious square outside the opera house. One of many things to see in the immediate area.

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This majestic looking statue of King John (aka Johann) of Saxony is right in the center of this enormous plaza (Theaterplatz)), overlooking many splendid buildings. Many tourists pose at the base of the statue. Good Kodak moment.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of the interesting monuments to see in Dresden is that of King John of Saxony, whose reign lasted between 1854 to 1873. This statue was created by Johannes Schilling and in the centre of Theatreplatz, in front of the famous Semper Opera House, This...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

You will not miss this staute for sure if you are around the area for your visit or city walking tour! At the center of the Theaterplatz in front of the opera house stands this large bronze equestrian statue of King Johann (John), who ruled...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

This statue stands in the middle of Theatreplatz. King John was born in Dresden, and became the king after his brother Frederick Augustus II died. He ruled Saxony for 19 years. This statue of King John on a horse was crafted by Johannes Schilling in...More

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