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Full-Day Private Tour of Dresden from Prague
"Meet your private English-speaking driver at the lobby of your Prague hotel visit Dresden after a 2.5-hour drive from Prague. Upon your arrival in Dresden you will meet your local private guide who you will explore this unique city with. During the driving part of your tour you will be taken along the Volkswagen car factory ""Gläserne Manufaktur"" the gardens and outstanding areas of Dresden with its beautiful architecture as well as the castles on the riverside and the bridge ""Blaues Wunder"".Your walking tour will take you through the old part of the city along the Zwinger courtyard with its famous gallery and porcelain collection and to the theater square with the Semper Opera House. Next see sights like the cathedral and the world-famous recently rebuilt Frauenkirche the porcelain mural ""Procession of Princes"" the Museum of Modern Art and the Albertinum. Last but not least you will enjoy a stroll to the ""Brühlsche Terrace"".Entrance fee to one of three museums that can get visited at the Zwinger (Gallery
From EUR159.00
 
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"""
From EUR220.00
 
Full-Day Private Tour of Dresden from Prague
"Meet your private English-speaking driver at the lobby of your Prague hotel visit Dresden after a 2.5-hour drive from Prague. Upon your arrival in Dresden you will meet your local private guide who you will explore this unique city with. During the driving part of your tour you will be taken along the Volkswagen car factory ""Gläserne Manufaktur"" the gardens and outstanding areas of Dresden with its beautiful architecture as well as the castles on the riverside and the bridge ""Blaues Wunder"".Your walking tour will take you through the old part of the city along the Zwinger courtyard with its famous gallery and porcelain collection and to the theater square with the Semper Opera House. Next see sights like the cathedral and the world-famous recently rebuilt Frauenkirche the porcelain mural ""Procession of Princes"" the Museum of Modern Art and the Albertinum. Last but not least you will enjoy a stroll to the ""Brühlsche Terrace"".Entrance fee to one of three museums that can get visited at the Zwinger (Gallery
From EUR159.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Dresden

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Unexpected street shower

Great for kids, but be aware you have to save them once the fountains are in full swing!So, better take a detour here. It will save you a lot of wetness!Ah, well it's high Summer you may try these...
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Pedestrian lights

No DON'T WALK/WALK, but red and green "Mainzelmännchen" you have to obey!I just love these special figures that are known from German children's television.Enough! Red is don't walk; green is walk of...
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Tickets to Zwinger Museums

Take note that you buy the ticket for a one day entry at the basement level of the Zwinger, and go through the front entrance off the main Theatre Platz. Ticket prices to get into the museums are all...
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Wierd-Strange Dress and Styles

I noted that there were a fair number of youth that had bizarre attire, and had that hippie looking effect. The living area around Bischwofsweg has a lot of youth, and high unemployment, which has...
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CAsh is King

Be aware that a lot of places do not take credit cards, or would take them, but really do not want to do so because of the merchant charge. I understand that and we paid most items in cash. We used...
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Graffit is BAd Wherever it is

The area we stayed at on Bischofsweg had a fair amount of graffiti, from the youth looking for something to do, I guess. Either way it is a turnoff for tourists, and they wonder if it is indicative of...
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Theatre Platz-Look Carefully

There are vehicles, horse drawn carriages, buses, bikes, and whatever else that may claim you as a statistic unless you look both ways when crossing the street. No many streets and cross walks are...
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I May Still Be Getting a Ticket

I " saw a flash" when going through an intersection. Yes, the light was turning, or maybe turned right after I went past to point of no return. Either way, the flash startled me, and right away...
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Trams Come Close to the Curb

I almost got bumped more than once when trying to get out of the vehicle, or standing too close to the curb. There is not more than 6-9 inches for the trams to pass by along the curb in some areas. It...
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Traffic is Jammed All Around

WE drove a vehicle while we were there, and had to wait at some lights, but not way too long. During rush hours to get to work and home, the traffic got congested more. We used Konigsbrucke Strasse a...
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Drugs ARe to be Found

I noted that around the area we stayed along Bischofsweg, there were a lot of youth between 18-30 years. I also noted that a fair number of them were, or had been high form some type of drug; mostly...
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Airport Information Center Help-Are Not

I tried in vain to get these people to help me, and I spoke some fairly good English to boot. I was looking for the discount car rental place where the vehicle was reserved, and asked if they could...
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Restaurant sharks

There are some colourful well dressed classic figures roaming the streets of Dresden.Some look like traditional city guides, but in fact they are just restaurant sharks; not pushy, but stll. Others...
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Some parts of Dresden are still restored, while elsewhere maintenance takes place.It will take some decades before construction work will settle.Untill than, watch out for (re-)construction...
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Top Hotels in Dresden

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Am Taschenberg 3, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Grosse Meissner Strasse 15, Dresden, Saxony, 01097, Germany
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Ringstrasse 1, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Hansastrasse 43, Dresden, Saxony, 1097, Germany
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An Der Frauenkirche 5, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Prager Str. 2c, (formerly Mercure Hotel Newa Dresden), Dresden, Saxony, 01069, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Dresden

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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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Frauenkirche - Church of Our Lady

The Frauenkirche is an easy number one in terms of popular sights in Dresden. This is because of its tragic history. Destroyed by bombs in the last months of WW II, it has served as an anti-war symbol...
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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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River Elbe

The best place to get a good idea of what Dresden's nickname Elbflorenz (Florence on river Elbe) refers to is on the Augustusbrücke. It's the bridge nearest to the centre and if you cross it, Dresden...
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Brühlsche Terrasse - Bruehl's Terrace

The Brühlsche Terrasse is a great place to enjoy the panorama on river Elbe. Nicknamed the European Balcony for its spectacular views, it was originally built as part of the city's defenses. In the...
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"Welcome to Dresden"
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"WONDERFUL DRESDEN!"
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BruceDunning

"Still Beautiful Elegance"
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Kakapo2

"Back to the Future: From Rubble to Baroque Beauty"
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"Dresden"
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