Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski
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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.
... bombing so is largely as it was built in the early 1700's. (except for a few modern buildings). The “old town” though looks the oldest even though it was rebuilt as they have resurrected/restored the buildings like they were before they were destroyed. Lots of Baroque buildings.
Did the “free” walking tour – just the old city - and got orientated. The city central area of both the old town and the ...
... have to spend more to get something reasonable.
Back to our room and we turned the TV on to see the news in relation to Greece, with voting still taking place. We were chuffed to see a special feature about how people on the island of Poros are managing and we recognized many of the shopkeepers and restauranters in the main street. And they showed lovely views of the island….ahhhh Poros :)
Seems to us that ...
... old town through the George Gate and into the stable courtyard of Dresden Castle, decorated with stone replicas of hunting trophies and 3D coats of arms of all those dukes. It was a cool walk under the arches, which led to the castle itself: it houses several parts of the Dresden Museum, including the famous Green Vault containing incredible amounts of amber, jewels and silverware. Unfortunately we didn’t have time ...