Collected by Elizabeth Leahy
Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany
You’ll find beautiful views of the river and amazing architecture all along Brühl's Terrace (nicknamed Europe’s Balcony), and since my hotel was just around the corner, I found myself spending some time there each day. One morning, I enjoyed my...
August-Böckstiegel-Straße 2, 01326 Dresden, Germany
During my stay in Dresden I took a boat ride along the Elbe River until we reached Pillnitz Castle, one of Europe's most impressive chinoise complexes. It is also where several Kings of Saxony resided during their summers. There are regular boat...
Sophienstraße, 01067 Dresden, Germany
The Zwinger palace is an unusal combination of grand and intimate that I couldn't get enough of, stopping by at least once each day that I was in Dresden. Dating from the early 1700s, the palace was originally used for festivals and tournaments,...
Louisenstraße 26, 01099 Dresden, Germany
I was pleasantly surprised to discover some street food culture in Dresden. One can happily tour around the Neustadt, trying out loads of snacks in the many cafes and eateries there. The pulled pork burger at Dampfschwein was one of my favorites.
Schloßstraße 16, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Not many things are old on Dresden due to the Second World War but the center was rebuilt in the original style so it get the name Old Town. Spring in Dresden brings color to this beautiful part of town. The Opera House is especially beautiful...
An der Frauenkirche 12, 01067 Dresden, Germany
I am not gonna lie, while in Saxony you will eat a lot of pork but some places are better than others. One great place is restaurant Pulverturm, a former Powder Tower fortification used to store gunpowder. Decorated in medieval style, the...
Am Schillergarten, Dresden, Germany
No trip to Dresden is complete without a visit to Schiller Garten, dating from the end of the 17th century, and situated at the foot of the King Albert Bridge, on the shores of the Elbe River. For a few euros you can choose half a chicken with...