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Category : Travel Landscapes

21 Out 2012

Dresden Altstadt

DRESDEN ALTSTADT: City Of History Dresden is the capital of Saxony and royal residence of its Electors and Kings. When Frederick August II “The Strong”, converted to Catholicism to become King of Poland, he established Dresden as a capital of the arts and built palaces in Dresden and Warsaw. Altstadt (old city) is famous for its Baroque and Rococo architecture dating the 18th and 19th centuries. In The Second World War Dresden shared the fate of other great historical cities like […]

13 Set 2012
07 Set 2012

Next Stop: Dresden Neustadt

  THE NEW CITY Neustadt is a district of Dresden located opposite to the old city center “Altstadt” and across the Elbe river. The district Itself is divided by “Innere” and “Außere” inner/outer Neustadt due to its location relative to the former city walls. Neustadt is characterized for its irreverent and alternative feel, young demography and thriving nightlife, not to mention the BRN festival where thousands attend every year. The inner part was named from “Neuen Königlichen Stadt” (‘New Royal […]