Hotel Prinz Eugen
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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 ...
... tomorrow. (Generally the shops are always shut on a Sunday in Europe). But a few minutes later after fiddling with the settings it came good and seemed OK. Phew!! Our last rental car was good in that in had a built in navigator, but now we only have the one brought from home to rely on.
We drove on towards Dresden and crossed the border into Germany after around an hour. Whooosh…..the cars started whizzing by on ...
... Schutz, a composer who was also the Elector of Saxony from 1629. His house was one of the reconstructed ones, built by a famous architect called Christopher Walther, and decorated with a frieze of children which survived the bombings.
We crossed the square in front of the statue of Martin Luther, a proud son of Dresden, and approached probably the most famous Baroque building in the city, ...