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DRESDEN

Dresden is capital of state of Saxony in East Germany.

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Dresden Card

Valid for 1, 2 & 4 days, prepaid travel by bus, tram, urban railway and ferry within the Dresden area, free entry to the museums of the National Art Collections of Dresden, Numerous discounts for over 90 attractions.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Green Vaults

Itís a unique historic museum that contains the largest collection of treasures in Europe. Founded by Augustus the strong in 1723, it features a rich variety of exhibits from the Baroque to Classicism. The whole collection consists of more than 4,000 pieces, with almost 1,100 in the New Green Vault and about 3,000 shown in the original Historic Green Vault.

Porcelain Museum

It is located in the Zwinger Palace. The Dresden collection is the most exquisite, and also the largest, specialist ceramics collection in the world with about 20,000 porcelain artefacts dating from the 17th and early 18th centuries.

Dresden Transport Museum

The exhibition will take you on a journey through 200 years of Transportation history. Displaying vehicles of all modes of transport, such as railway, shipping, and road and air traffic, under one roof.

Frauenkirche

The signature landmark of Dresden is the Frauenkirche, the Church of Our Lady. Built in the 18th century, the church was destroyed in the bombing of Dresden during World War II. The remaining ruins were left for 50 years as a war memorial, following decisions of local east German leaders. The church was rebuilt after the Reunification of Germany, starting in 1994. The reconstruction of its exterior was completed in 2004, and the interior in 2005.

Dresden Excursion

Pillnitz Palace & Park

The most enjoyable way to reach Pillnitz from Dresden is by vintage paddlewheel steamer. Alternatively, one can take a bus or tram and connect to a local ferry.