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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
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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

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Going up?

I had seen pictures of the glass lift and was fairly excited about going up in it. The reality turned out to be a little less exciting.The lift was constructed over 100 years ago in 1904 by Rudolf...
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iandsmith
Apr 10, 2008

The missing lynx of Bad Schandau

The lift reach its zenith and we departed. Beyond us lay a cage, apparently an aviary but, what was this? A cat-like animal prowled back and forth constantly in the manner of a bored hunter seeking to...
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iandsmith
Apr 10, 2008

Dresden, a city in transit

Dresden is unashamedly trying to recapture its past. Projects like the fabled Green Room, reconstruction of the bombed churches, rejuvenation of the foreshore and many others are reviving some of the...
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iandsmith
Feb 18, 2008

What's in a doorway

Not much in Australia. In Gorlitz, more than you would normally expect. Picture one for instance, shows the whispering door where, if one person speaks into the groove on one side it's supposed to...
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Oct 04, 2007

No stress, just Strasse

I alighted from the train and sought directions. Someone pointed me in the opposite way to that which most other passengers were headed. I was a little disappointed until I walked out from the subway...
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iandsmith
Oct 04, 2007

Nice by night

The night closed in, the lights came on, I knew there was a river nearby. Perhaps I could get some reflection shots.I came to a pedestrian bridge below the old market and saw the lights down the line...
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Oct 03, 2007
 
 
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Gorlitz - more than an outpost

The RathausYes, of course, that name when pronounced in English has connoitations that we will not elaborate on here.Especially when it has one of my all time favourite staircases. I came upon it the...
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iandsmith
Oct 03, 2007

History

Saxony was first mentioned in the second century AD as an area between the Elbe and Ems rivers including south Jutland (that is today the very northwestern corner of Germany). In the 9th century...
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Leipzig
Jul 30, 2007

The Zwinger

The Zwinger in Dresden was built by Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann and finished by Gottfried Semper .In December 2004 they were still restoring the innercourt of the palace, but you may see some great...
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globetrott
Apr 30, 2005

a dream come true

Such is my love of beer that my girlfriend's parents cut out beer articles in Germany even before I arrive. It seemed that there was a small brewpub in a neighboring mountain village called Geising...
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richiecdisc
Nov 16, 2003

D admits I have a nose for finding beer joints

Saxony never elicited any great desire for beer hunting in me but when faced with seven weeks in the land just outside of beer-renowned Bohemia, I decided to give it my best shot just the same. There...
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richiecdisc
Nov 16, 2003

a glow at Christmas

A Christmas away from home is not high on most people's travel wish lists. Being away from family at this time of year is bound to bring mixed emotions. But when the one you love is from another...
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richiecdisc
Nov 16, 2003

The Sachsische Schweiz

The Sachsische Schweiz or Saxony's Switzerland, Saxony's renowned National Park, is also its most beautiful asset. Formed during the Cretaceous period, between 1444 and 66 million years ago, by...
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Nov 16, 2003

Some general facts about Saxony

Pop.: 4.6 million Area: 18 407 km² [ 7 107 sq miles]Density: ~250 inhabitants/sq km²Geography: the north it is very flat (~ 100 m = 300 ft), formed by the Ice Age; south is mountainous (highest...
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Leipzig
May 22, 2003

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Am Taschenberg 3, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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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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Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument of the Battle of the Nations)

We went here on the s-bahn as it is a little out of the centre of Leipzig. The Monument to the Battle of the Nations, Völkerschlachtdenkmal, commemorates the 1813 Battle of Leipzig in which...
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Kreuzbäckerhaus / Bakery of the Cross

There are lots of houses in the old town that catch your eye right away, this is not one of them. The facade is rather simple, but you may notice there are several portals, not just one, and the...
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Dome Church

St. Mary's Church is Freiberg's number one sight - a sign of how wealthy the town used to be. The church was begun in the late 12th century as a Romanic church and after a disastrous fire rebuilt in...
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Schlossberg

The remaining buildings of the former Benedictine monastery and later ducal castle are nowadays home of a museum on city history and art, mostly medieval sculptures from all over Saxony. Especially...
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Meissen Factory

Whilst Meissen is a lovely place in itself, the porcelain factory is the main draw. I think they do guided tours, but we opted for the demonstration. It was excellent and with foreign language...
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"Sachsen / Saxony - a great county to explore..."
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"Saxony Tales"
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"Saxony - A Gem In The Heart Of Europe"
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"Beautiful Sachsen"
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"Saxony - Little Switzerland"
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