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Dresden Travel Guide, Germany

Dresden is a picturesque city of Germany. Considered as the capital of Saxony (a German State), it is slowly becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The beautiful surroundings as well as the remarkable historical areas have drawn millions of tourists every year. It is estimated that at least 10 million tourists visit the city annually.

Because of the increasing popularity, Dresden is getting more accessible especially by air. Aside from flights from different major cities in Germany, international flights from other European countries such as Rome and London have direct flights. The Dresden-Klotzsche Airport also has flights that go out to different cities in the country and other cities outside the country. The country could also be reached through train which is a great option if you want to see certain towns before you reach Dresden. This is highly recommended when you visit Dresden from other major cities in Germany. If you want to travel in your preferred pace, you can also rent a car in different cities in Germany and visit Dresden.

When you reach Dresden, don’t spend too much on transportation. The best way to enjoy the city is to be on foot or ride the Tram. The Tram could get you places including different terminals for buses and the airport. You can also rent a bike so that you can move through the traffic although there are unpaved roads you have to be aware of.

The best season to visit Dresden is during the summer. The beauty of Dresden really shows during this season as the remarkable historical structures are beautifully landscaped. And the best way to enjoy them is to look for a good tourist guide. You will be able to find a good guide in your hotel.

Here are some of the places that you should not miss:

The Zwinger Palace – a beautiful baroque structure with a museum inside it.Frauenkirche – reconstructed when the town was bombed during the WWII, the present structure still houses the ruins which is highly recommended for any tourist.Semperoper – if you want to learn more about Opera, this is the place. Aside from being a highly remarkable structure in terms of beauty, the performance is at par with the structure’s beauty.

With regards to accommodation, you don’t have to go far to save. There are hostels that would give you a good accommodation while there are also small family friendly hotels. Of course, there are also five star hotels that offer magnificent view of the city with great service.

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    The Zwinger Palace is located in the city of Dresden, Germany. The construction took place in the year 1709 and was originally made of wood and served as the amphitheater for the knights contests on the handling of weapons or other entertainment for the Saxon royal court. Between 1710 and 1719,...
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