Dresden, Germany

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Description

Dresden is the capital of the German federal-state of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen). It's often called Elbflorenz, or "Florence on the Elbe", reflecting its riverine location and its role as a centre for arts and beautiful architecture - much like Florence in Italy. While Florence flourished during the early renaissance, the Golden Age of Dresden was in the 18th century when, under August the Strong and his son, Friedrich August II, Saxony was a rich and important state.

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Accommodations in Dresden

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ibis Dresden Bastei

7.8
from 54
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Hofgärtnerhaus

8.2
from 66
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Top Things to Do in Dresden

Frauenkirche

Church

Zwinger

Landmark

Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Art Museum

Bruehl Terrace

Landmark

Pillnitz Castle & Park

Architectural Building

Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)

Architectural Building

Semper Opera House (Semperoper)

Opera

Green Vault

Specialty Museum

Procession of Princes

Landmark

Elbufer Dresden

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Popular Tours in Dresden

Dresden Walking Tour Of The Historic Old Town

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It doesn't matter if you are in Dresden for a just a day or longer, this classic 90-minute walking tour is a great way to be introduced to the city and an... Read More

Dresden Airport Transfer to City Center Hotel Round Trip Including Flight Tracking

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Enjoy being picked up from the Dresden Airport arrival terminal by a personal driver who will take you directly to your Dresden accommodation or to the city... Read More

Small-Group Bastei Bridge and Fortress Königstein Day Tour from Dresden

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Visit the two highlights of the Saxon Switzerland National park on this 7-hour day trip from Dresden and see the Bastei Bridge and Fortress Königstein. Your... Read More

Dresden Live-Guided Self-Drive Trabi Safari City Tour

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Enjoy a 90-minute self-drive tour through Dresden in the official car of the DDR (GDR) with a live guide. Squeeze yourself behind the wheel of a Trabant of your... Read More

Dresden to Prague Private Transfer

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Enjoy a 2-hour ride to Prague from Dresden in a private vehicle with a English-speaking driver. Choose from Mercedes-Benz, limousines Eor S for 1 or 2 people and... Read More

Winter Edition Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Tour from Dresden

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Visit the two highlights of the Bohemia and Saxon Switzerland National park. Our day long guided tour from Dresden will take you into the heart of the Czech... Read More

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Dresden Travel Tips & Reviews

Featured Review:

Dresden was our stopping point between Berlin and Prague to break up the train ride. The architecture is gorgeous and there is an impressive shopping center, but it was not the highlight of our trip.

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Cost of Living in Dresden

Daily Budget:
USD

36 - 50

Weekly Budget:
USD

248 - 354
Item Description Estimated Price
Fast Food Meal
USD
7.50
Cheap Local Restaurant Meal
USD
7.00
Mid-range Restaurant Meal
USD
21.50
Coffee at a Cafe
USD
2.50
Beer at a Bar
USD
3.50
Bottle of Wine from a Market
USD
5.00
Ticket to a Movie
USD
11.50
Ticket on Public Transportation
USD
2.50
Taxi (1km)
USD
2.50

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Dresden Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
39 47 57 65 71 76 75 66 57 47 43 37
28 33 41 48 53 58 57 51 44 37 33 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 9 14 19 21 24 24 19 14 9 6 3
-2 1 5 9 12 15 14 11 7 3 1 -1

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