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Private Dresden Day Trip with Walking Tour from Prague
"Meet your private driver at your centrally located Prague hotel in the morning of your tour at the arranged time and enjoy a 10-hour day trip to the beautiful city of Dresden from Prague.  Late evening arrival to hotel in PragueMany of the b like the famous Frauenkirche lovingly rebuilt. Discover Dresden by taking a stroll through its Baroque city center walking along the former residence of Saxony’s prince electors and kings as well as admiring the beautiful view across the Elbe. You will definitely get to feel the seductive charm the capital of the Free State of Saxony has.Walking tour:certified & enthusiastic local guidesfluent in Englishinteres000 satisfied guestsgreat mix of history and anectodessuitable for all age groupsa 'must do' in Dresden"""
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Dresden Live-Guided Self-Drive Trabi Safari City Tour
"Jump into your very own Trabant and chug away through Dresden on a 90-minute ride in the official car of the DDR (GDR). Join fellow travelers in a Trabant convoy and see the city like you've never seen it before during this Trabi Safari. Your l your adventure begins.Pass popular Dresden sights during your tour including Zwinger Museum of Hygiene Great Garden 3 castles Golden rider Theaterplatz
From EUR49.00
 
Dresden Live-Guided Self-Drive Trabi Safari City Tour
"Jump into your very own Trabant and chug away through Dresden on a 90-minute ride in the official car of the DDR (GDR). Join fellow travelers in a Trabant convoy and see the city like you've never seen it before during this Trabi Safari. Your l your adventure begins.Pass popular Dresden sights during your tour including Zwinger Museum of Hygiene Great Garden 3 castles Golden rider Theaterplatz
From EUR49.00

Altstadt (Old Town) Tips (17)

LOOKING FOR A TOILET?

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...
balhannah
Oct 18, 2013

Reinventing Baroque Dresden

Dresden's baroque old town has been wiped out in World War II. The DDR regime planned to build a new socialist city, hence had no interest in conservation or rebuilding except for a few monuments like...
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Kathrin_E
Jul 17, 2013

Dresden Background

Dresden was known as the Florence of the North or the Venice of the River Elbe even before the allied bombings at the end of World War II destroyed most of this once magnificent Baroque city. Thus,...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 13, 2011

Altstadt and the older Neustadt

If you have a look over the city from one of the towers you can see the division of Altstadt and Neustadt very well. The river Elbe divides the city into the historic Altstadt and the even more...
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Kakapo2
Aug 28, 2008

the quickly setting winter sun

Catching cities in their best light is a passion for me. Dresden is a beautiful place any time of day but it's particularly so when the sun is setting, when red hues of light make things even more...
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richiecdisc
Jan 27, 2008

the glowing Frauenkirche was calling

I walked around the lake looking for the perfect angle never meaning to go further but as I did I found myself heading towards the Zwinger itself and found it basking in warm hues. I found myself in...
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richiecdisc
Jan 22, 2008

Florence on the Elbe

Get some nice impressions of Dresden and visit our page GermanPlacesSee a slideshow with lots of pictures we have taken in the 'Altstadt' like Zwinger, Semper Opera, Stallhof and more and read our...
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germanyexpert
Nov 03, 2006

Stallhof

Here you can see a pic of the Stallhof in Altstadt of Dresden. It´s a must to make a tour through the old part of Dresden. The most Buildings which were destroyed during the 2nd worldwar are rebuild...
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Antji
Jul 18, 2005

The place where tournaments were

Every one of us saw films about knights and their traditions. One of typical knights’ time traditional was tournament. Dresden can proud with exclusive court of tournaments what saved from ancient...
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LanaFromRiga
Feb 08, 2005

Altstadt / Downtown

This picture shows a part of the Altstadt of Dresden. It´s near from the Altmarkt. On the right hand side is the Kulturpalast (terrible archtecture from GDR-Times). The two tower in the backround are...
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Antji
Jan 17, 2004

A city full of great sights!

Explore the old town with the famous sights: Zwinger, Semper Opera, cathedral, castle, Frauenkirche (under reconstruction). These museums are a must: picture gallery “old masters” and “new masters”,...
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german_eagle
Dec 18, 2002

The 'Altstadt' of the "Florence on the Elbe"

Walk through the 'Altstadt' (Old town). Along the riverbanks of the Elbe-river, there are many monumental buildings like the 'Statliche Akademia', Palaces from former Sachsian kings, Dom-church, Opera...
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Pavlik_NL
Sep 08, 2002
 
 
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Frauenkirche - Church of Our Lady

The Frauenkirche was destroyed in the 1945 bombing. It was left that way as a memorial during the DDR period and then restored after re-unification, the work being completed in 2005. The exterior is...
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Albertinum

Original Albertinum dates back to the second half of the 19th century. It is a building that houses big collection of sculptures. All building complex is quite mixed, as new 21st century architecture...
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Hofkirche - Catholic Cathedral

This is the city’s Catholic cathedral. It was badly damaged in the February 1945 bombing. Initial restoration took place during the1980s by the DDR government and it was completed in the early 21st...
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Residenzschloss - Royal Palace

At one time the Residenzschloss Dresden (Dresden Royal Palace) was among the most magnificent and important Renaissance palaces in Germany. Dresden was the permanent residence of the Saxon kings and...
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Semperoper - Semper Opera House

The opera owes its name to the architect Gottfried Semper who designed and built the 1st opera between 1838 and 1841. When this opera was destroyed a few years later Semper designed another one, which...
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Zwinger

The Dresdner Zwinger is a palace which served as the orangery, exhibition gallery and festival arena of the Dresden Court. It dates from 1719. The word Zwinger is used for an enclosed killing ground...
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