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Dresden travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dresden

Like a phoenix from the flames, Dresden rebuilt itself after World War II, meticulously recreating one of the world's most beautiful baroque cities. Nowadays, Dresden is more striking than ever, boasting numerous museums, fine food, and plenty of cultural attractions as well.

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Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town
Dresden Walking Tour of the Historic Old Town
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When to Visit Dresden

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Spring is a wonderful time to visit Dresden, with beautiful weather, smaller crowds, and the excellent music festival, but Christmas and summer are almost as good.

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How to Get to Dresden

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Where to Stay in Dresden

City center accommodation options worth considering include the palatial Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden and the Hotel Suitess, while the Bülow Palais is situated in a mansion north of the river.

Popular Neighborhoods in Dresden

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Altstadt

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How to Get Around Dresden

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Shopping Streets

Innenstadt is the place to go for chain stores, and Prager Strasse is the main shopping street. Check out Äußere Neustadt for vintage stores, record shops, and boutiques.

Groceries and Other

Local supermarkets include REWE and Lidl. Prices shouldn't be steep, at around EUR2.40 for a gallon of milk.

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Cheap meal
$10.10
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A pair of jeans
$128.80
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Single public transport ticket
$3.88
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Cappuccino
$4.29

Where to Eat in Dresden

Local highlights include Lila Sosse (where the German tapas are a great intro to local delicacies), and the gourmet fish eatery Kastenmeiers. Expect to pay around EUR20-30 per head.