74. Dresden, Germany
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Most of this city was flattened during World War II; so its pretty much had to be re-built. It’s pretty amazing to see it today. When you depart the airport, there are photographs of then and now of select images. It’s remarkable to see. This is also the city where a friend of mine and I took the wrong bus, got off in a neighborhood far away, tried to speak English to the locals who only spoke German, so we hailed a cab back to the city center.
Dresden is located eastern corner of Germany near the Czech Republic border and southeast of Leipzig.
How To Get Here
Dresden is served by the ICE (Intercity Express) and Regional trains operated by Deutsche Bahn.
There nearest airport is Dresden Airport (DRS)
The following airlines has service to Dresden Airport (DRS):
Aeroflot (SU), Air Berlin (AB), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Germania (ST), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), SunExpress (XQ) and Swiss Airlines (LX).
There are several companies such as Eurolines and FlixBus with services to the Dresden area.
If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
By Shared Ride
You may also use BlaBlaCar to find rides going your way.
Where To Stay
Dresden has many top hotels at which you can stay as well as some local ones. The most that stands out are three Ibis hotels and a Pullman next to each other. These are from the Accor Hotels chain. There’s also a Hilton, Swissotel and Holiday Inn’s to name a few more. So no shortage of accommodation.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There are many restaurants around the city. Plus, you can find eats at the train station. There’s also an Irish Bar.
What To Do
Dresden is a walking city or you can take the Trams or buses that seem to go everywhere. Grab a map and walk the city you’ll see what I mean. A map is good so you can identify the buildings such as the Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst and also the Zwinger which is amazing gardens and buildings.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>>You may also check Viator for additional things to do in the region.
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