Looking at modern Dresden, it’s hard to believe that once this amazing beauty the city almost became a “ghost” on the map of Saxony. Now the city is open to everyone who is ready to admire the kaleidoscope of baroque architecture and masterpieces of world painting. You also have something more to go with Dresden all the way from the golden days to destruction and literally uprising
from the ashes. Trust our professional guides and embark on a grandiose historical adventure in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe!
|Day:||Tuesday, Thursday, Friday|
|Start time:||8:45 a.m.|
|Tour duration:||11 hours|
|Type of tour:||bus and walking|
|Start and finish tour:||Hotel pick up/drop off|
|Stops:||Dresden Old City|
|Languages:||English, Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, French|
Dresden is widely known for its Baroque architecture and collections of works of art, sometimes people call this city Florence on Elba. The history of this city begins in 12th century. Now Dresden is a quite large city with a population of about 500000 people, which did not lose his beauty and intriguing mystery yet. Sometimes it seems that the air of Dresden is riddled with history. A short Dresden one-day tour starting from Prague is a great opportunity to meet the city for the first time and learn a lot of information about it for only a few hours.
Firstly, the tourists and the guide are going to visit 2 large old picture galleries. The Zwinger gallery is an architectural complex, which has its own inner garden. Its styles are later baroque and neo-Renaissance. This is a place with especially rich history. A few centuries ago, it was a real fortress, but now it is cultural monument with some interesting museums inside.
Secondly, the group is going to visit the modern museum called Albertinum.Is is actually relatively modern, because it was built only between 1884 and 1887. There are 2 museums and sculpture collection. Also there is the New Master Gallery, which displays about 3 hundreds of pictures since 19th century to today. The Dresden bus tour gives the chance to spend time in these museums as productive as possible with the professional guide.
After the galleries the group of tourists will visit the churches Hofkirche and Frauenkirche. These are the Catholic cathedrals of amazing beauty. They are actually such from a fairy-tale. Everybody should see their magnificent beauty live.
The next place of the tour is the Opera Theatre called Semperoper. It was originally built by G. Semper in 1841. After this it had got 2 reconstructions. The operas here are still performed, but the most interesting thing in this building is its history. The guide will tell the tourists all the most fascinating facts about it.
Finally, the group travels through the historic center of the city, viewing baroque-style buildings and listening to the guide’s stories about the meaning and past of each of the main attractions and sights.
The bus tour from Prague, the Czech Republic’s capital, to Dresden is the easiest and most convenient way to gain new knowledge and impressions from the city of wonderful beauty and rich history.