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The Zwinger in Dresden, Germany is a triumph in Baroque architecture and has museums with outstanding collections.

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Spend time relising these Zwinger highlights:


Crown Gate

See photo above.


Visit the statue-rich "Bath of Nymphs".


Although they have different focuses, they have something in common: All have world-class collections.


One museum specializes in 16th to 18th century armory and weaponry, from Germany and beyond.

Another displays antique porcelains from Saxony and the Far East.

Yet another features historic scientific instruments and clocks.

And, there's the art museum with artworks of great masters, including Rubens, Rembrandt and Raphael. The last artist created the Zwinger's most prized possession, the Sistine Madonna (see photo).

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