a historical city full of cultural monuments

Dresden, often called the Florence on the river Elbe and that’s especially because of the wonderful baroque buildings that are unprecedented in Germany.

The major part of the city including the historical center was destroyed in 1945 during the devastating bombing. Despite that, the patriots of Dresden did the impossible and successfully reconstructed many objects and we can currently see renovated majestic palaces and churches or savor the characteristical panorama of this fourth most visited city in Germany. Thanks to its profitable location in the Elbe lowlands and the effort of inhabitants , a large part (up to 63%) is covered with greens. Dresden is now a modern and progressive city, but the spirit of the past still remains.There were many baroque, classicist and historical buildings of great importance created in the city recently. Among the most significant buildings belongs for example Zwinger, roman catholic Holy Trinity Cathedral known as Hofkirche, monumental protestant Frauenkirche with a square platform, Taschenbergpalais or the building of the Saxon state opera Semperoper. The world-renowned museums are located in the area of renaissance Residence Chateau (Residenzschloss), where various collections of saxon electors and kings are. The largest treasury in Europe - Grünes Gewölbe- is located here. Dresden armory and Münzkabinett are one of the many other interesting attractions. Other museums are for example in the renaissance building of Johann and in Japanese Palais. The rarity is the interactive Hygienemuseum, which disseminates the knowledge about health, human biology and medicine to the awareness of public. The most popular exhibit is the so-called Transparent Woman. Throughout the year, people can enjoy many regular events like the Movie Festival, Movie Nights, City Celebrations, the Festival of folk-dancing and many others.

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