Procession of Princes

Schlossplatz 1, Dresden


Procession of Princes is a large wall decorated with paintings and frescos. It one of the outer walls of the Dresden castle. The topic of the paintings is the rulers of Saxony and represents portraits of electors, dukes and kings.
The original name of the wall is Fürstenzug. The Procession of Princess was created between 1871 and 1876. The wall has a length of 102 metres and height of 10.5 metres, it is known as the largest decorative wall in the world. There are also 18 windows in the upper part of the wall.
The best time to visit the Procession of princes is evening, when the wall is covered with lights and the frescos are vividly visible.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    09:00 - 18:00

  • Tue

    09:00 - 18:00

  • Wed

    09:00 - 18:00

  • Thu

    09:00 - 18:00

  • Fri

    09:00 - 18:00

  • Sat

    09:00 - 18:00

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  • Hammad Tawfig

    - 24 August 2018 -

    This a is just an amazing wall. I think it is about a block covered in art of all the kings of the area. Such a spectacular history in this city.

  • Orestis Papapetrou

    - 13 August 2018 -

    Almost a block of a magnificent art showing the rullers for 500+ years. Its outside in the street you can check it out for free.

  • Marc Albert

    - 11 August 2018 -

    A wall that's almost a city block long covered in beautiful Meissen porcelain tiles depicting the history of the rulers of Dresden. It's a wonderful sight to see and best of all it's completely free. It's really worth stopping by and taking a few pictures.

  • Ben Park

    - 04 August 2018 -

    Nice free art with performers and souvenir vendors nearby.

  • Victor Luncasu

    - 07 June 2018 -

    I would definitely recommend to see this wall at night.

  • Ulet Natalius

    - 26 May 2018 -

    An amazing art piece, both in aesthetics and scale, covering the whole side of a building, depicting every individual Saxony royalties and rulers in great detail (of which Dresden is the capital city), names included. It would get 5 stars from me had I been more interested in Saxony history.

  • Andegra

    - 16 May 2018 -

    "Procession of the princes" is a magnificent huge panel. Brilliant!

  • Mary Bachmayer

    - 20 April 2018 -

    This is a must see while in Dresden. It's amazing to me that it survived the fire bombing in 1945.

  • Marcin Szyniszewski

    - 05 March 2018 -

    One of the most unique and impressive historical attractions of Dresden. Made out of 23000 porcelain tiles to make the mural waterproof. Beautiful craftsmanship. Apparently this is the largest porcelain artwork in the world.

  • Hayward Capinding

    - 22 December 2017 -

    Historical place nice view lots of old church

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