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  • 1. Altstadt (Old Town)

    At some time during your day in Dresden, you will most probably need to find a Toilet. Attractions are good for the use of a FREE TOILET, but if your caught in-between, then you may be in trouble. I...

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  • 2. Links & Maps

    The Altstadt has the best known attractions, like: -Zwinger -Green Vault -Frauenkirche -Semper Oper -Royal Mews -Fürstenzug -Royal Palace -Cathedral -Kreuzkirche -Altmarkt Square -Brühl...

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  • 3. Zwinger

    In the Zwinger are the Old Masters Gallery, Armoury collection (Rustkammer), the Porcelain Collection, Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, and Zoological Museum. There were so many fabulous buildings...

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  • 4. Saxonian Switzerland

    Make a trip to the SAECHSISCHE SCHWEIZ (Saxonian Switzerland)or another name is 'Elbsandsteingebirge'. This is an area with mointains and rocks near from Dresden which is very popular and beautiful...

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  • 5. FAIRYTALE WEDDING IN DRESDEN

    How lucky was I to witness a beautiful bride with a Cinderella pumpkin coach, this one made out of glass or plastic!The Bride & Groom hadn't long emerged from...

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  • 6. SPRING WAS IN THE AIR!

    Spring, and in my mind, I conjour up a picture of Spring bulbs in flower and Trees full of blossom.I was in Dresden the end of April, unfortunately, Winter was...

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  • 7. A walk in the Friedrichstadt district

    After you saw the major sights, or if you just want to get away from the major tourist paths, I suggest you go for a walk in one of the districts outside the...

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  • 8. Some Reading Tips on Dresden

    A note first: Not all of these books are (yet) available in English. So these tips will be most interesting for those of you who read German. Some are, though -...

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  • 9. Risen from ashes

    As Dresden was one of towns, who got big amount of USA - Great Britain's bombs in Second World War, nowadays it is raised as phoenix. Place was highly damaged,...

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  • 10. Homo sovieticus

    I was hosted by local CS member in Dresden for 1 night, the first day we had a nice walk from newer suburb to old town. I was amazed to see the same type of...

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  • 11. Royal city feeling

    Saxon territory was quite powerful and modern in the period of baroque, baroque influences came from Italy and was visible in most of life aspects – not only in...

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  • 12. Hanging out by the river

    One of Dresden's most appealing features are the large, unspoiled river banks that you'll hardly find anywhere else in a European city. Locals (and tourists)...

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  • 13. Relics of old villages all over the city

    Regarding ground area Dresden is the fourth largest city in Germany (about 328 km2) but it has a population of only about 523,000 people (ranked 11th). The city...

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  • 14. Top museums/galleries

    Here is a list of the most popular museums and galleries - in no particular order:- Picture Gallery "Old Masters"- New Green Vault- Historic Green Vault-...

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  • 15. Top Gardens/Parks

    For recreation after some exhausting sightseeing, a short break between two sights or even as a sight itself - here is a list of the most beautiful...

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  • 16. Upscale Residential Areas

    Just like the centres of old villages are preserved, so are almost all of the upscale 19th century residential areas. Only few of them were hit by the bombs in...

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  • 17. Schlosserland Saxon Card

    This is a discount card to allow entry into castles, palaces and other sites in the Saxony region. It covers about 45 different major sites within a 50 mile...

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  • 18. Dresden CArd

    This is a card that allows access to 12 museums in and around the Zwinger museums, plus one at Pillnitz south. There are also reduced fees for entry into...

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  • 19. Elbe

    Shortly after crossing the Czech-German frontier, and passing through the sandstone defiles of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, the stream assumes a north-westerly...

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  • 20. Local Tourist Office + Useful Links

    The local Dresden Tourist-Information office is located at a corner of the Kulturpalast.Address:Schloßstraße 201067 Dresden Tel: +49-351-50160160Business...

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  • 21. Kulturpalast

    The Kulturpalast was build in the middle of the destroyed inner city of Dresden (bombardment of February 13, 1945) between the Altmarkt and the Neumarkt...

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  • 22. The Elbe Valley – no more a World Heritage Area

    -Update 27 June 2009 after the loss of the World Heritage listingDresden is located in the Elbe valley. A 40 km long and 20 km wide stretch of this valley –...

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  • 23. Dresdner Stollen

    Dresden's most famous pastry is Stollen. The size and shape of a small bread and covered in powdered sugar, it is cut in slices and served with coffee or tea....

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  • 24. Elbschlösser (Elbe Castles) - Homes of the Rich

    -On this photo you can spot several castles in the background. They are the Elbschlösser (Elbe Castles) which can all be reached from Bautzener Straße (B 6)....

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  • 25. Dresden and August(us) the Strong

    Wherever you go in Dresden, you are permanently reminded of August (or: Augustus) the Strong. He was Dresden’s most famous sovereign, and surely the most...

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