DRESDEN

Dresden is one of Germany’s historical cities, with an interesting old quarter, several museums and local specialties such as the air tram. The city is home to vibrant nightlife and shopping malls and has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region that was formerly East Germany. There are popular tourist attractions nearby, such as the Königstein Fortress. The city has valuable art collections, a School of Fine Arts, famous music companies and important buildings from different eras.
Over the years it has become one of the most wooded cities in Europe, since 63% of its surface area is covered with woods or gardens.

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Elba Valley
  • School of Fine Arts
  • Zwinger Palace
  • Pillnitz Castle
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Frauenkirche
  • Übigau Castle
  • Pillnitz Palace
  • Waldschlößchen Bridge

General Information

Altitude: 113 masl

Surface Area: 328 km2

Time Zone: UTC +1

Language: Germany

Currency: Euro

Voltage: 230 V

 

How to get there

The Dresden-Klotzsche Airport mainly offers domestic flights, and a few flights to other destinations in Europe. It has a train station and is located 9 km from the city center. For international visitors the best way to arrive is to fly to Munich and then travel by land to Dresden.

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