Hotel Zu den Linden
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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 ...
That afternoon we
visited the Konigstein Fortress, this again is another wonderful feet of
engineering and a very interesting place to explore.
Our accommodation in
Dresden was at the A&O Hotel, this is a basic but excellent value hotel
that appeared to cater to all age groups regardless and was again in the city
and a very good base from which to explore the city on foot.
... thing I had many emails to use during my layover! 3. The train ride from the airport was really smooth. Who wouldn't want to take the train? 4. It seems very safe. So many people walk everywhere! 5. The trains and buses seem to be very convenient, though I haven't tried them yet, other than my trip from the airport. 6. Euro coins are really cool. Even if I can't go to Spain, I can carry a piece of Spain with me! 7. My culture-shocked American self is ...