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A Baroque jewel nestling along the banks of the River Elbe, Dresden, the capital of Saxony, is often referred to as the Florence of the Elbe. This monumental city is graced by ceremonial staircases, panoramic terraces and huge squares adorned with statues of solemn-faced saints and monarchs. Almost entirely destroyed following the fall of the Reich in 1945, Dresden has experienced an extraordinary renaissance – its main monuments and former GDR buildings have been tastefully restored and its historic centre pedestrianised.

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Tourist attractions Dresden : Things to see and do

  • Zwinger Palace: Old Masters Picture Gallery Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Semperbau - aile ouest D - 01067 Dresden

    The Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister houses paintings collected by Augustus the Strong and his successor Augustus III. Exhibits include masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as works by Flemish and Dutch masters of the 17C, ..

  • Zwinger Palace Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Sophienstraße D - 01067 Dresden

    Augustus the Strong's initial idea was to build an orangery on the site of an old fortress. His architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann embellished the original project to create this vast esplanade surrounded by galleries and pavilions. This Baroque ge..

  • The Green Vault Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Taschenberg 2 D - 01067 Dresden

    The jewellery and gold work collected by Augustus II are now once again on display in the historical green vault of Dresden Palace, which takes its name from the emerald green colour of its main room. The 3,000 items are exhibited in nine magnificent..

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Hotels Dresden

  • Gewandhaus Dresden Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Ringstr. 1 D - 01067 Dresden

    Prix Prices from : 135 €

    This completely renovated hotel features a new modern-baroque design. The centre of Dresden, featuring sights such as the Frauenkirche Church, is a 10-minute walk away. The rooms of Gewandhaus Hotel Dresden have a modern-baroque design and there is ..

  • ibis budget dresden city

    Wilsdruffer Str 25 D - 1067 DRESDEN

    Prix Prices from : 39 €

    The ibis budget Dresden City is located in the Altmarkt-Galerie shopping mall in the heart of the city. It has 203 modern, comfortably-equipped rooms, each accommodating up to 2 adults and 1 child under the age of 12. Free WIFI access is available in..

  • Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski

    Taschenberg 3 D - 01067 Dresden

    This 5-star hotel offers elegant rooms, 3 restaurants and free use of the pool and wellness area. It is next to Dresden Castle, a 5-minute walk from the Frauenkirche Church. Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski offers air-conditioned rooms with Wi-Fi a..

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Leisure activities Dresden

  • Prices from : 20 €

    See the sights of Dresden the easy way with a one-day pass to hop on and hop off a sightseeing bus tour. Choose to take any of seven further guided tours on the same day. Discover all the sights in the Saxon capital as you hop on and off 22 stops ac..

  • Prices from : 32 €

    Relive a bygone age as you cruise along the Elbe onboard a historic paddle steamer. At the Blue Wonder bridge, take the historical mountain railway to the Elbhang. Then catch the hop-on hop-off bus tour and explore the city at your own pace. Take in..


    Enjoy a unique chance to visit the lavish Semper Opera House with a German-speaking guide. Included in the price are seven guided tours, any of which you can choose to do the same day. Or simply relax aboard a hop-on hop-off tour and let the sights c..

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Restaurants Dresden

  • Landhaus Lockwitzgrund Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Lockwitzgrund 100 D - 01257 Lockwitz

    The historic setting of this old 'macaroni factory' and its location in the Lockwitzgrund valley provide a touch of rurality close to the city of Dresden. Under the vaulted roof of the former stable block the restaurant serves international cuisine i..

  • Palais Bistro Comfortable restaurant 

    Taschenberg 3 D - 01067 Dresden

    Palais Bistro is stylish yet informal and friendly with a touch of French savoir vivre and plenty of homegrown Saxon charm. The menu offers flavoursome regional fare including Saxon potato soup with smoked ham, alongside classics such as coq au vin w..

  • Caroussel Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Königstr. 14 D - 01097 Dresden

    The new head chef at Caroussel is clearly maintaining the restaurant's high standards. His name is Benjamin Biedlingmaier and the food he cooks is creative, sophisticated and elegant. The tasteful upmarket interior provides the perfect setting - admi..

  • bean&beluga Comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Bautzner Landstr. 32 D - 01324 Weißer Hirsch

    The culinary style of Stefan Hermann is innovative, finely judged and exemplary in its meticulous presentation. The clean, elegant lines of his cooking are matched by the pared down, stylish modern decor of the former Café Binneberg. The service is p..

  • Ven Comfortable restaurant 

    Rampische Str. 9 D - 01067 Dresden

    The internationally inspired cooking tastes particularly good in this perfectly composed setting of avant-garde design. It features grandiose dining rooms and floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • william Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Theaterstr. 2 D - 01067 Dresden

    Already well-known from bean & beluga, Stefan Hermann has now opened a smart, modern restaurant and bar in the stylish setting of the theatre. Marcel Kube is in charge in the kitchen, where he creates such internationally influenced delights as pork ..

  • Villandry Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Jordanstr. 8 D - 01099 Dresden

    The relaxed, uncomplicated restaurant formula works here - and where service and food are good and the prices reasonable, custom is sure to follow. Try the braised organic pork with quince followed by the apple tart.

  • Bülow's Bistro Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Königstr. 14 D - 01097 Dresden

    This elegant but nevertheless unpretentious meeting place on the Königstraße is popular for its fresh seasonal cuisine. The menu at Bülow's Bistro offers such delights as smoked halibut with vanilla oil and citrus fruits, and duo of beef with articho..

  • Elements Comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Königsbrücker Str. 96 D - 01099 Dresden

    In this former gas turbine construction hall with its spacious, high-ceilinged rooms and industrial design, a committed young couple have found an ideal location for their good contemporary cuisine. Service in the DELI is a little faster but just as ..

  • Intermezzo Very comfortable restaurant 

    Taschenberg 3 D - 01067 Dresden

    This restaurant is a byword for luxurious living. The exquisite parquet floors, gleaming woodwork, fine fabrics and beautiful silverware are a treat for the eyes, as is the classic international cuisine is for the taste buds.

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