FFF Cityhotel Leonardo Dresden
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
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The signature landmark of Dresden is the Frauenkirche, the Church of Our Lady. It is one of the most talked about German buildings in the recent past.
In World War II, air-raids wiped out Dresden, destroying many historic buildings and churches. Among them was the Frauenkirche, which collapsed into a 42 feet high pile of rubble; the ruins were left untouched for 40 years, a reminder of the destructive powers of war.
Dresden was on our way to Prague so we thought we would look at the old city, and the church they had to rebuild after the serious bombing during the war. We had a walk around, saw some great historic buildings and had a beer. It was a lovely city but me and Roy were both hot now, so we pushed on to Prague to find a hotel.
We thought about camping but wanted easy down time.
Moved south from Berlin to Dresden. Not so far; about 2.5 hours on a bus.
The city is split into two by the river Elbe and conveniently called the "old town" and the “new town”. Except, in this case the old town is new, and the new town is old. Confused? Well the “old town” was severely damaged by fire bombs on 13/14 February 1945 and was rebuild after WWII whereas the “new town” escaped the worst ...
... the beautiful old buildings have now been restored to the pre-war splendor, and look incredible.
Our ship had docked near the most impressive section of the old town area.
On either shore of the Elbe River, we could see outstanding examples of 18th and 19th century religious and municipal buildings.
But as we toured the city by bus, we also got a look at one ...
... we explored the Old Town, including a closer look at the Frauenkirche (cathedral), with its huge dome that was destroyed during the war by Allied bombing and only rebuilt in the early 1990's with the grants after German reunification.
After a quick look around the Old Town, we strolled over the River Elbe and into the New Town of Dresden on the north bank. The stroll along the River was great: really picturesque in the evening sun. The ...