The Kulturpalst was build 1967-69 and its multipurpose hall offered various possibilities for different kinds of performances and now shines in its new appearance - with transparant front glazing, reconstructed foyers true to the original and an all new concert hall inside. At the same time the Kulturpalast is home to the cabaret "Herkuleskeule" ("The club of Hercules") and the municipal central library. As a culturual centre of the city it is opened all day to everyone, locals and visitors alike.

Built: October 2013 to March 2017

Architects: gmp - Gerkan, Marg and Partners

Volume of space: 21500

Stage area: 210 (+10)

Reverberation time: 2.2 sec occupied/ 2.4 sec empty

Seats: 1760

More information available at www.kulturpalast-dresden.de

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    Kulturpalast am Altmarkt
    Schloßstraße 2
    01067 Dresden

    Bus & Tram
    Stop Altmarkt: Tram 1, 2 and 4

    Cloak room
    On the ground floor (free)

    Doors open
    30 minutes before the beginning of the concert

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