Dresden and Surrounding
Founded at the place of a Slavic fishing village as a businessman’s settlement and sovereign castle, was Dresden since the 15-th century a residence of the Saxon dukes, elector and late kings.
The city had experienced glittering but also tragic times, them was above all in the 18-th century a splendid centre of European politics, culture and economy and became only two centuries later the synonym for apocalyptic destruction.
To the inhabitants of Dresden and the friends all over the world, Dresden was and is even today a unique place whose fascination is also based on a rich history.
After extensive restoration, historical highlights of the city shines in new glory, as such as the cultural capital of Saxony. Mix up below the international visitor audience and let yourself be inspired by the individual style of the city.
On the following pages you will find a selection of sights and attractions in the town and the surroundings. More detailed information on individual targets and other attractions, you will get from our reception staff.