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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Dresden

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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nepalgoods
Jan 09, 2010

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...
vprimush_044
Jan 01, 2010

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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Jgiii
Apr 23, 2008

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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richiecdisc
Jan 27, 2008

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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LiLz
Jan 01, 2007

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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Antji
Mar 20, 2005
 
 
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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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grishaV1
May 15, 2004

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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grishaV1
May 15, 2004

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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grishaV1
May 03, 2004

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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Antji
Feb 23, 2004

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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JimKnopf
Nov 26, 2003

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.
unfused
Mar 16, 2015

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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BruceDunning
Dec 12, 2011

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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pieter_jan_v
Jul 04, 2010

Top Hotels in Dresden

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Am Taschenberg 3, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Ringstrasse 1, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Grosse Meissner Strasse 15, Dresden, Saxony, 01097, 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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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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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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Fürstenzug - Procession of Princes

I am fortunate enough to travel a lot and I have been to many incredibly beautiful places, but the Procession of Princes literally took my breath away. I cannot remember when I was last so...
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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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Brühlsche Terrasse - Bruehl's Terrace

The Brühl Terrace is a terraced promenade with views over the Elbe River. The terrace was originally built as ramparts to protect the city. Between 1739 and 1748 Count Henrich von Brühl, after...
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german_eagle

"Welcome to Dresden"
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balhannah

"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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Kathrin_E

"Dresden"
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