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  2. Dresden - Wikipedia

    Dresden(/ˈdrɛzdən/, German:[ˈdʁeːsdn̩]ⓘ; Upper Saxon: Dräsdn; Upper Sorbian: Drježdźany) is the capital city of the German stateof Saxonyand its second most populous city after Leipzig. It is the 12th most populous cityof Germany, the fourth largest by area (after Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne), and the third most populous city in the ...

  3. Dresden | Germany, Population, Bombing, & Map | Britannica

    Dresden, city, capital of Saxony Land (state), eastern Germany. Dresden is the traditional capital of Saxony and the third largest city in eastern Germany after Berlin and Leipzig. It lies in the broad basin of the Elbe River between Meissen and Pirna, 19 miles (30 km) north of the Czech border and.

  4. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Dresden - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Dresden, Germany: See Tripadvisor's 153,292 traveler reviews and photos of Dresden tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Dresden. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  5. Bombing of Dresden - World War II, Germany & Facts - HISTORY

    From February 13 to February 15, 1945, during the final months of World War II (1939-45), Allied forces bombed the historic city of Dresden, located in eastern Germany. The bombing was ...

  6. Dresden travel - Lonely Planet | Germany, Europe

    You can certainly see Dresden in a day, but with much to learn about the city and the surrounding area you might consider making it a long weekend. Best in Travel - 2023. Learn about Dresden's rebirth in one perfect day. Nov 15, 2022 • 8 min read.

  7. 12 Best Things to Do in Dresden, Germany - TripSavvy

    Dresden, located in eastern Germany, is sometimes called "Florence at the Elbe" thanks to its idyllic location on the banks of the river. It's a city of biergartens and Baroque architecture, peppered with world-class museums that house some of the world's most remarkable treasures and jewels.

  8. About Dresden. On the banks of the lovely Elbe River, the German city of Dresden is lush and green, filled with forests and gardens and parks. The city is rich with cultural and artistic history; the great operatic composer Wilhelm Wagner debuted a number of works here in the 1800s and, today, an independent light opera company keeps the ...

  9. Bombing of Dresden in World War II - Wikipedia

    Up to 25,000 people killed [1] Dresden from the Rathaus (city hall) in 1945, showing destruction. The bombing of Dresden was a joint British and American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony, during World War II. In four raids between 13 and 15 February 1945, 772 heavy bombers of the Royal Air ...

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  11. Dresden is a gem – come and see it sparkle - Germany Travel

    554.649 Federal state: Saxony Area in square kilometres: 328,48 square kilometres Dresden is also famed for its music. The opera house, the Staatskapelle orchestra, the Dresden Philharmonic and the Kreuzchor boys' choir all leave audiences enraptured.