Dresden is a beautiful European city with a very special charm. The city combines a wide range of arts, culture and sports with a fascinating history. Dresden was once a Slavic fishing village that has evolved over the centuries into a thriving center of European politics, economics and arts. The historic town invites you to discover the old times again.
The historic Old Town on the left bank of the Elbe River is a mecca for art and architecture lovers. Magnificent buildings shape the views of the historic city center and tell stories from the Renaissance, Baroque era and the 19th Century.
Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady)
The original name of the church is attributed to the Virgin Mary. The Frauenkirche is a Protestant religious building, which was completed in 1743. After severe damage during World War II, the rebuilt church now shines as if newly built, thanks to donations from all over the world.
Semper Opera House
The Semper Opera House is a world famous and traditional venue. 1869 the baroque building was devastated by fire and was rebuilt from 1871 to 1878. Statues of Goethe and Schiller at the entrance welcome visitors inside.
The Dresden Zwinger is known as one of the most important buildings of the late Baroque era in Europe. The Kronentor with its golden rooftop is a famous Dresden landmark.
Dresden offers a wide range of activities and leisure facilities. Discover the city by canoe on the Elbe River for a really unique experience.