New Green Vault with Licensed guide

Cultural & Theme Tours in Dresden

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A Licensed private English speaking guide will take you for this tour inside the New Green Vault, a Unique & Historic museum that contains that largest collection of treasure in Europe.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Green Vault, Dresden, SaxonyVisit this Unique historic museum that contains that largest collection of treasure in Europe. It was founded by Augustus the Strongin 1723, it features a rich variety of exhibits from the Baroque to Classicism. It is named after the formerly malachite green painted column bases and capitals of the initial rooms.After the devastation of World War II, the Grünes Gewölbe was completely restored. Today, its treasures are shown in two exhibitions: The Historic Green Vault (Historisches Grünes Gewölbe) is famous for its splendors of the historic treasure chamber as it existed in 1733, while the New Green Vault (Neues Grünes Gewölbe) focuses the attention on each individual object in neutral rooms.Treasures in the New Green Vault include a rolling ball clock with a figure of Saturn. The tower shows off fantasy portraits of Roman emperors while the figures representing the six liberal arts are found in the alcoves. The masterpiece is crowned by a double-headed eagle. On the face of the clock is a likeness of Emperor Rudolf II. In another display case a pocket sundial takes the form of a book, dating from 1606. A rock crystal galley includes scenes from classical mythology and hails from the end of the 16th century.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Licensed Guide

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Green Vault
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