AZIMUT Hotel Dresden
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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.
our first stop in Germany was the city of Dresden. Many impressive structures and a statue of Martin Luther at the centre square. A local speciality of curry wurst at a very mild level 2 out of 7. bearing in mind that 3 is as hot as tobasco sauce. Back onto bus then to Berlin! (And the ...
... they had not decided to rebuild the Altstadt in this way. It is beautiful, but in some ways I think it is fake and even means forgetting (or down playing?) their dark history by rebuilding everything so it looks the same as it did before. They could have rebuilt things in a more modern, bright and refreshed way, whilst still paying homage to their history, and giving more meaning to the few buildings that did survive the war and bombings. But perhaps this would be fake too. ...
... the Neumarkt, a large open square in the centre.
The city was virtually flattened by British and American bombers in WW2 but has undergone an extensive rebuilding programme over the last 20 years; the decision was taken to rebuild exact replicas of the original buildings, using any existing pieces where practical, and our first sight of Neumarkt was stunning. We looked at the house ...
... the Renaissance, the Baroque, and Bach's Leipzig period. History In 1886 the Dutchman Paul de Wit opened a museum of historic musical instruments in Leipzig, but he sold the collection to the paper merchant Wilhelm Heyer in 1905. The "Wilhelm Heyer Museum of Music History" opened in 1913, containing De Wit's collection alongside that of the Florentine Baron Alessandro Kraus and keyboard instruments from the Prussian manufacturer Ibach. The collection was bought by the University ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Pets allowed