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Dresden is the capital of the German federal state of Saxony (Sachsen), population 507,691. Located on the Elbe River, it is an industrial, governmental, and cultural center.


The official sightseeingtour:

  • Zwinger Palace.
  • Semper Opera House.
  • Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady).
  • Albertinum Museum.
  • Gläserne Manufaktur.

Dresden from an other point of view:

  • Dresden Neustadt -- very nice, lively part of the town
  • check out the Bunte Republik Neustadt in June
  • Erich-Kästner-Museum
  • River Side (Elbwiesen): Go to the (mostly) green river side, especially in hot summer evenings/nights - very nice view of the old parts and lot of people doing sports and party.
  • Great Garden (Großer Garten): It also recommendend to relax and sports (rollerblades are very common)

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