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Dresden Neumarkt

ABOVE: The Neumarkt, as seen in the back window of a van. INSET PHOTO: Dresden's Kulturpalast, where you'll find the the main Tourist Information Office, and a nighttime view of a Zwinger lamppost.

Tourist information offices

Kulturpalast DresdenDresden's main Tourist Information Office is located in the QF-Passage at Neumarkt 2, near the Frauenkirche.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The tourist information office publishes a handy map that shows tourist attractions in the city center. It also offers a range of services, including:

  • Booking of accommodations

  • Sightseeing tours and audioguides

  • Answers to questions and street directions

  • Dresden Welcome Cards, which offer unlimited local or regional transportation for up to 72 hours. (You can also buy combination transportation-museum cards,)

  • Public toilets

  • A souvenir shop

Zwinger lamppostFor more information and help prior to your visit, browse the Dresden Tourism Web site.

Advice for disabled visitors

Dresden apartment balconyDresden's city center is largely barrier-free, and most museums are wheelchair-accessible.

When you're in Dresden, pick up a free City Guide for the Physically Disabled and other literature at the Tourist Information Office, or download the free German-language Online City Guide here.

Special toilets for the disabled are available at some locations; to use them, you'll need a "Eurokey," which you can obtain at the Tourist Information Office.

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