Sights of Dresden
Along the winding Elbe River has grown a large tourist center Dresden. However, few people believed in such a future during the Second World War, when all the sights, all the sights, and the whole Old Town was destroyed. But as time went on, the city was rebuilt and developed throughout Germany …
Church Frauenkirche. Dresden
This landmark has a tragic history with a good ending. During the First World War, the main Protestant church of Germany was destroyed by air raids. So he stood in ruins for more than 70 years! Only in 1993 began the reconstruction of the memo at the expense of voluntary donations. In 2005, the restoration was completed, and the people of Dresden once again welcomed their once main attraction.
Bruhl’s terrace. Dresden
This famous monument has long been a favorite vacation spot for locals. It was named in honor of Minister Heinrich von Bruhl – once the owner of these lands. Now there is a large public garden and many cozy cafes. However, this was not always the case: until 1814, Bruhl’s terrace was a fortification of the city. In the very center of the attraction is the Academy of Arts of Saxony, which the townspeople dubbed the “Lemon Press” because of its unusual shape. The architectural ensemble Bruhl’s terrace is included in all the standard tours of the city, so you can hardly miss the memo.
Grüns Gewölbe Museum – Dresden landmark
The Grüns Gewölbe Museum, whose name means “Green Vaults”, invites you to familiarize yourself with the treasures of the princely Wettin family. At the moment, it is the largest jewelry collection in Europe, with more than 4,000 works of art in its location! Most of the exhibits of the landmarks belong to the Renaissance and Classicism periods and are complex items of gold, silver, precious stones, enamel, ivory, bronze and amber. Also here is the largest green diamond in the world. In the main museum of Grüns Gewölbe, in Dresden, you will be able to see the most valuable and popular jewels, while the rest are divided into thematic collections of expositions.
Zwinger Palace – the pearl of Dresden!
The Zwinger Palace is one of the finest examples of late Baroque architecture in Germany. Built in the period 1710 – 1728, the Zwinger was used for court festivities and various tournaments. Today, the baroque complex of pavilions, galleries and courtyards is home to first-class museums, including the Old Masters Gallery, which houses the legendary Sistine Madonna painting by Raphael.
Attraction Semper Opera – Romance in Dresden
If you want to spend an unforgettable evening with your soulmate, then Semper Opera is perfect for you. It is located in the best location on the Theater Square Dresden. Today, the attraction is among the best musical theaters in the world! A huge number of stars and frequent sell-outs are a common thing for regular visitors and ordinary connoisseurs of opera.
Pfund Molkerei – Milk Shop in Dresden!
Pfund Molkerei – listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most beautiful milk store in the world. It was opened in 1880 by the Pfund brothers in the Neustadt quarter (Dresden). This unique dairy landmark is decorated from floor to ceiling with hand painted porcelain tiles from the Neo-Renaissance period! Here you will find not only great emotions, but also delicious homemade cheese, homemade ice cream or a glass of fresh kefir. You just have to see the Pfund Molkerei milk shop in Dresden!
The procession of princes – an amazing attraction!
The procession of princes is the largest panel in the world. It depicts a parade of the Saxon princes and dukes in honor of the 1000-year rule of the Wettin dynasty. The length of this fresco is 102 m long and 9.5 m wide. The panel consists of 25,000 tiles of selected, expensive Meissen porcelain. The procession of princes covers another landmark Royal stables Stahlhof. It is desirable to look at it at night when the special fascinating illumination joins.