"DAY TRIP TO DRESDEN" Dresden by lina112

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Dresden is the capital city of the German Federal Free State of Saxony and situated in a valley on the River Elbe. Is part of the metropolitan area Saxon Triangle with a population of over 3.2 million. Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Kings of Saxony with centuries of extraordinary cultural and artistic splendor. The controversial Bombing of Dresden in World War II and 40 years of GDR changed the face of the city dramatically.
Since German re-unification Dresden has been an important cultural, political, and economic center in the eastern part of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Dresden es la capital del estado federal de Sajonia situada en un valle en el rio Elba. Dresden tiene una larga historia tanto como capital y de residencia real de los reyes sajones. El famoso bombardeo de Dresden en la segunda guerra mundial y 40 años bajo el muro cambio la cara de la ciudad dramaticamente. Desde la reunificacion alemana Dresden es una las ciudades mas importantes tanto cultural, politica y economicamente.

  • Last visit to Dresden: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated Oct 24, 2006
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2011 at 3:55 AM

    What a fantastic Mural,one I would like to see. Nice page!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2010 at 7:06 AM

    I'm glad you enjoyed your day trip to Dresden and saw the major sights. Good that you went by train; that's how I always go, too.

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Mar 2, 2008 at 9:40 PM

    thanks for the tips ;-)

  • sihi's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2007 at 7:03 AM

    Great page and very informative tips. City looks nice. :)

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2007 at 10:07 AM

    An "Australian" restaurant in Dresden? The mind boggles! Did you get to the Treasury? Amazing stuff! Cheers - leyle

  • magor65's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2007 at 11:20 AM

    I've just come back from Dresden where I spent my birthday. Thanks for your wishes.

  • keida84's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2007 at 9:56 AM

    Hola, I enjoyed your pages on Dresden. It is nice that you write both English & Spanish. Thank you for a lovely journey through this remarkable city. Kat

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2007 at 1:12 PM

    Nice to see the fine buildings re constructed after the damage = so you also found an Austrialian connection in the restaruant = what's in a name!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2007 at 11:52 AM

    Nice little page on Dresden. Looks like you saw quite a bit of this city, even a Volkswagon factory.

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2007 at 9:57 AM

    Qué ciudad tan bonita, ¿verdad? Espero que estuvieran las obras más termnadas. También estuve en Ayers Rock, tomando una cerve.

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