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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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Never ever...

Never ever take "ugly" pics of their beloved Frauenkirche and publish them in internet.I published this pic in www.fotocommunity.de and got the most angry and insulting comments of people from...
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strick airport custom

Just to warn a fellow traveller.Dresden airport custom like to check foreigner luggages, especially if you have non westerner look. So read rule carefully and be a good traveller.I live in the city...
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Cashing Traveler Checks

I had trouble cashing my Citibank American Express Traveler checks in Dresden. I was able to cash them in Berlin, but the woman in Dresden said that they didn't match any of the pictures in her book...
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Gluhbier?!

As if gluhwein were not enough, we discovered gluhbier on our last trip to the Christmas markets of Dresden. I was never able to find it while in Belgium but had heard of it. In fact, the beer is a...
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Bring plenty of Euro

This isn't a danger, but it is sound advice: Be sure to bring plenty of Euro with you. I was surprised at how often vendors didn't take credit cards and getting to the train station to exchange cash...
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Floods in Spring

Mostly every year in spring you can see such a flood in Dresden. The Elb has mostly around 5 - 6 meter. The reason is the melting snow in the mountains of Czech. So you can not go by car, bus or just...
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Bahnhof Bathrooms Warning For Another Reason

Another "after dark" warning about the tunnels of the bahnhof, and especially the main rarilroad station in Dresden. Some certain kinds of people hang out, some druggies and things in the many...
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Bahnhof Bathrooms Warning For One Reason

Itýs especially an "after-dark" or "late night" warning about bahnhof bathrooms in Dresden, and really could be also for Berlin or other big German cities as well. You will notice that a certain kinds...
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A bit Gross, but Necessary Warning!

Yes, this is a bit gross warning but it is necessary and given in the best of spirit :-) Some people have commented before of the amount of dog *** on the streets of Berlin. Well, sometimes you see it...
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floods

We had a big flood in summer 2003 in dresden. It was the biggest in the last hundert years. The hole part of downtwon was under water. But mostly the floods every year in spring in dresden are not so...
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no road signs and traffic lights

Please be careful if you walk through the old city, there are no road signs and traffic lights. If you want to cross a street you must look that there comes no car. Also if you cross a street with...
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Avoid Dresden on mondays

As of spring 2015 there are nazi demos in Dresden on monday evenings. Thousands of right wing protesters and hooligans and heavy police presence.
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Communists Still Around the Corner

This guy had a Communist flag and was waving it to attract you over his way on Prage Strasse, a pedestrian walkway and shopping area. Liberty and freedom for all, I guess
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Speed camera's

Yes, Dresden has speed camera's; and many of them.Bad thing is they use IR flash you never notice (untill the fine is presented to you).
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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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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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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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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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