Holiday Inn Dresden
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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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.
... are not that big so it’s not difficult to work out where to go. Lots of museums/art galleries, a castle and plenty of places to see and things to do. Fitted in a couple of things to have a closer look at to my busy schedule including the Lipsiusbau (modern art, a photography exhibition and sculpture). Huge, and to see everything you would need to spend days, not just an afternoon. They make you pay to see it all rather than just ...
... had meant that he was too old to now travel overseas and experience the world. Beaver felt sad too, that the things we take for granted, were so impossible for so many for so long. Upon arrival in Plzen station which seemed to be undergoing major renovations Beaver decided to check out whether the Czech train fares were also cheaper the day before. A nice ticket lady helped her get a ticket for Cesky Krumlov and gave her directions to the hotel only a 10 min walk. That is, ...
... city wall along the Elbe River. From here you can see across to the Neustadt as well as be surrounded by all the towering monuments in the Aldstadt. We enjoyed walking along here at night when all the buildings were illuminated and there were far fewer tourists around!
There are some modern things in the Aldstadt as well including a massive shopping centre, and we spent some time in the Globetrotter adventure wear store that has an indoor rock climbing wall, a ...