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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 Walking Tour Of The Historic Old Town
"After meeting your guide at noon you will be guided through the charming city center. The tour covers all the major highlights in the historic city center of Dresden such as the Theater Square The Zwinger The Royal Palace The Church of our Lady The Royal Cathedral
From EUR12.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 peak:...
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Am Taschenberg 3, Dresden, Saxony, 01067, Germany
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Nikolaistrasse 23, Leipzig, Saxony, 04109, Germany
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Peterstrasse 8, Gorlitz, Saxony, 02826, Germany
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Bruehl 26, Chemnitz, Saxony, 09111, Germany
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Hafenstrasse 27-31, Meissen, Saxony, 01662, Germany
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Rudolf Sendig Str 11, Bad Schandau, Saxony, 01814, Germany
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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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Passages In The City

Next to the "Mädlerpassage" probably the most famous of Leipzig`s covered shopping arcades, who sprang up mainly in the late 19th and early 20th century. The name comes from the Speck family, who...
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Mikvah

The townhouse Nikolaistraße 5, which belongs to Hotel Paul Otto (pic 5), has a special sight to offer: An old jewish bath, a Mikvah. The house is from the Renaissance era, early 16th century...
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Albrechtsburg

We took a walk up the hill to the Albrechtsburg. The castle is the first to be built in Germany as a place of residence compared to a fortification. It’s Germany's oldest castle, erected between...
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Schlossberg

Chemnitz's Schlosskirche is the city's only Gothic church, to be found in the oldest part of Chemnitz, Schlossberg. It was built in the 12th century, shortly after the city of Chemnitz was first...
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Postelwitz

In the 17th century, a father had these seven houses built for his seven sons. Six of them are standing in a row along the main road, their gables facing the river. No. 7 must be the one that has been...
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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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