Helvetia Hotel

No 11, Meissen, Saxony, 01814, Germany | 3 star hotel
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on No 11, Meissen, is near Albrechtsburg.
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Travel Blogs from Meissen

Zwing!

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin on Aug 18, 2014

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... good (for a change).

We walked further down into the Old Town to the Altmarkt (Old Market), which is now no longer used as a marketplace, but it is a large square, surrounded by cafes and an old church in one corner. We had burgers for lunch, then it was time for a return to collect our bags and head to the station, back to Prague on our 5pm train.

Dresden was a really good stay, and perfect for an overnight stay.

Martin & ...

The City of Kristallnacht

A travel blog entry by javaminit on Jul 25, 2014

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... is somewhat surprising, considering the hammering it received during WWII - particularly on Kristallnacht.

The city is a mix of very modern development and new shopping malls and shops along with the 15th And 16th century historic buildings and cobblestone streets.

We continued to check out the town until 7:30 when our bodies ran out of fuel. Before heading to bed, we shared a bottle of Reisling in the room and toasted the city if Dresden.

To ...

World Cup Fever

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Jul 21, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

... little strange considering the ruthless suppressive regime that it was.

There really wasn’t a lot in the Aldstadt in terms of nightlife, so being a Saturday night, we got a tram over to the Neustadt, and thanks to another trusty Use-It guide, did a tour of some great drinking and eating places. We had a few sidewalk beers watching the world go by at Bautzner Tor, before filling up at Curry & Co, where the “Knights of the Sausage table” served ...

The Controversial WWII bombing

A travel blog entry by jimandi on Aug 01, 2013

... of the city in a "socialist modern" style, partly for economic reasons, but also to break away from the city's past as the royal capital of Saxony and a stronghold of the German bourgeoisie. However, some of the bombed-out ruins of churches, royal buildings and palaces, such as the Gothic Sophienkirche, the Alberttheater and the Wackerbarth-Palais were razed by the Soviet and East German authorities in the 1950s and 1960s instead of being repaired.

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Bike Trip!

A travel blog entry by kuerbis on May 11, 2013

145 photos

... We went in and there were books. A guy came down and informed us that we could look around if we paid to view the buildings. I wasn't so sure about it, but Toralf paid the guy. There were different buildings and rooms, a couple of them had old tables people would have eaten at. There were some plants (a lemon tree! That was pretty cool to see), a cellar that was very dark...
We walked the streets and then also walked around the walls of the castle. ...

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