Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Dresden:

1. Frauenkirche

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The church of our Lady is a magnificent example of baroque architecture.

2. Procession of Princes

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The Procession of Princes is located on the outside of the Stallhof, on Schlossplatz Square.

3. Residenzschloss (Royal Palace)

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Dresden's Royal Palace was the seat of mulitple Saxon rulers and now showcases some very precious collections.

4. Sanctissimae Trinitatis Cathedralæ

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Italian architect Gaetano Chiaveri's cathedral is probably the youngest Baroque building.

5. Semper Opera House

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One of Germany's most famous Opera House.

6. Zwinger

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The Zwinger was built on Augustus the Strong's wishes of a palace similar to that of King Louis XIV's, in Versailles.

7. BrÙhlsche Terrasse

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Bruhl's Terrace, also known as the Balcony of Europe is a must visit while in Dresden.

8. Golden Horsemen & Japanisches Palais

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In Neust_dter Markt, in the newer part of the city, these two attractions are a spectacle.

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9. Pfunds Dairy

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The Guinness Book certified 'world's most beautiful dairy shop'

10. Albertinum

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The Albertinum was renovated after its 2002 flood damage.

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11. Grosser Garten

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The Great Garden as appropriately named, is a soothing way to while your evening after a tiring day of monument hopping.

12. Blaue Wunder

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The Blue Wonder is named after its blue colour.

13. Verkehrs Museum

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In the Johanneum (which used to be the royal stables), one the oldest buildings in Neumarkt, is Dresden's Transport Museum.

14. The Pillnitz Palaces

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The Pillnitz Palace and Park, is on the banks of Elbe, in the Saxony village of Pillnitz, now a district of Dresden.

15. Die Glaeserne Manufaktur

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The Transparent Factory is an exciting glimpse of modern technology perfected with art!

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How can I commute within Dresden?

Dresden has an efficient and well connected tram and bus network, operated by Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe. Tickets can be bought from vending machines as well as aboard trams and costs around EUR 2.20 within the city. The Elbe ferries are convenient ways to cross the river, to get to places within the boundaries of the city. You can choose to take a ferry ride just for the romantic experience, without necessarily having a destination to head to. Another popular way of exploring the city is by hiring bicycles. There are several cycle routes spanning the city, Elberadweg, being one of the important ones, along the coast of Elbe and far from road traffic. The Dresden City Card and the Dresden Regio Card can be purchased for prepaid travel within the city.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Dresden?

The top sightseeing places in Dresden are Frauenkirche, Procession of Princes, Residenzschloss (Royal Palace), Sanctissimae Trinitatis Cathedralæ, Semper Opera House, Zwinger.

What are the top activities in Dresden?

The top activities in Dresden are Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland National Park Day Tour from Dresden, Private Dresden Airport (DRS) Transfer for Dresden, Private Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) Transfers for Leipzig, Dresden Old Town Walking Tour, Dresden Semperoper Tour with Admission Ticket, Dresden Old Town and Semperoper 2.5-Hour Walking Tour.

What are the top hotels in Dresden?

There are 565 Hotels in Dresden which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Dresden are Cozy Apartment in Leubnitz-Neustra near River, Strohhutmanufaktur, Ferien-bei-Seifert, Kunsthof Borsberg, Hapimag Resort Dresden, Ferienwohnungen Uhlemann - nur 15 Minuten bis in die Altstadt. You can see all the hotels in Dresden here
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