What to see in Dresden, one-day itinerary including the main monuments and places of interest in this city of Saxony, including the Pinacoteca dei Maestri Antichi and the Volta Verde.
Capital of Saxony, federated state of Germany, Dresden is located along the course of the Elbe river, with a territory that extends over an area covered mostly by woods, parks and public greenery.
After the reunification of Germany in 1990, Dresden has undergone rapid development and has become one of the country's strongest and most innovative economic centers.
Sad memories are represented by the bombings suffered during the Second World War, which caused their almost complete destruction.
Modern Dresden boasts a beautiful old town with many monuments to visit, rich collections of art kept in various museums, including the famous Pinacoteca dei Maestri Antichi, the Volta Verde and the Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden.
Numerous buildings dedicated to theater and music, including the Semperoper and the Europaisches Zentrum der Kunste Hellerau, as well as annual festivals such as the Dresdner Musikfestspiele and the Dixieland International Festival.
Among the most interesting architectures of the city, the Church of Our Lady stands out, rebuilt in its original version in recent times, following the destruction caused by the bombings of the Second World War, designed by the architect George Bahr, the original layout dates back at the time between 1726 and 1743.
The new church was inaugurated on October 30, 2005.