About Dresden

Welcome to Dresden, the city of art and culture!

The historic centre of the city on the River Elbe should be explored on foot - from the Zwinger and the Semper Opera House to the Royal Palace, which is under reconstruction, on to the Frauenkirche and to Brühl's Terrace, and to the town houses in the inner new city (Innere Neustadt).

After bad wartime destruction, Dresden has regained much of its original charm as a remarkable and attractive city.

Modern architecture merges with the historical city centre.

The range of art and culture Dresden has in store for its visitors includes some of the world's greatest cultural achievements as well as the bustling, creative life in the urban districts, together with a fascinating »alternative scene«.

See for yourself!