Dresden is the capital of the German state of Sachsen (Saxony) and has well over half a million inhabitants, even 1.3 million in the total metropolitan area. The city was heavily destroyed during WWII, but since then, and more so since the reunification of Germany, the city has been rebuilt to finally have its glory back.
From the Dresden Travel Guide
A little out of the city ( convenient for car travellers) but close to trams and in a very pleasant area. Delightful staff, excellent breakfast, comfortable, clean rooms. Would certainly recommend. ... more
On our way from Prague to Berlin, we stopped and spent the day in Dresden. I was surprised by how taken I was with the charm of the old town here. Much of the city looks very modern after getting rebuilt first after World War II and then again after Germany reunited. But the inner core looks ...
Posted in The 30-Year Loop by Ian McKelvey