Dresden Vacations

Dresden was widely considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities before suffering terrible devastation at the hands of Allied bombing on February 13 and 14, 1945. The city that was known as "Florence of the Elbe" for its superlative art and culture was 75% destroyed in a moment later immortalized …

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Things to see and do in Dresden

az1172 | FlickrZwinger
Jill Clardy | FlickrFrauenkirche
NH53 | FlickrSemperoper Dresden
Semperoper Dresden
Nadja Redd | Trip by SkyscannerBrühlsche Terrasse
Brühlsche Terrasse
berlinrider | FlickrAltstadt
corno.fulgur75 | FlickrFürstenzug
Sveta Berlyant | Trip by SkyscannerGemäldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
vxla | FlickrTheaterplatz
macazines | FlickrAltmarkt-Galerie Dresden
Altmarkt-Galerie Dresden
Maarten Dirkse | FlickrKulturpalast Dresden -- CLOSED
Kulturpalast Dresden -- CLOSED

Reviews of Dresden

Gil Harel
Gil HarelSan Jose, California, USA

Beautiful classic European German citiy. The city which was destroyed during world war 2 was completely rebuild as it was before. An effort that started when it was part of East Germany and even more when the Germany was united. Dresden has rich history and used to be a very important city/kingdom in the mid evil. Don't miss the treasure museum.

Leigh Virkus
Leigh VirkusPittsford (town), New York

We have been here several times and it is a pleasure to visit this city. It is like an outdoor museum with a lot to see even if you don't go inside of any of the great museums located here. Take a day and see the sights and remember it was all bombed out during WWII.

Laurel W
Laurel WCalgary, Canada

Even a short visit to Dresden reveals the beautiful city that was once a cultural capital of Europe. Restoration of the city after the devastating bombing in World War II is still ongoing.

Anne Becker
Anne BeckerCrit, Romania

Beautiful and interesting City! Take your time to visit all the famous spots. The Christmas market is the best!

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