The Splendour of Ottoman Heritage

Over several centuries, Saxon rulers amassed a collection of exotic works of art, consisting of diplomatic gifts, goods looted after battles against the Ottomans but also of well-planned acquisitions. This collection is called The Turkisch Room of the Residenzschloss (Die Türckische Cammer) will present the typical courtly elegance of the Dresden Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The main attractions will be sumptuous tentse and the extensive range of tack parade displayed on life-sized carved Arab stallions. In conjunction with chain mail, helmets, flags, weapons and robes, these textile treasures depict the fascination of the Saxon electors with Ottoman art and culture.