The Town Clerks of Dresden

 

Poets, musicians and painters raved about “Florence on the Elbe”, and even today the Saxon state capital casts a spell over every visitor – be it because of its magnificent location in the Elbe valley, its fascinating art treasures, the incredible energy with which the old town, so badly damaged in the war, was and is being rebuilt, or also the Saxon-cosy way of life of its inhabitants.

 

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The Town Clerks of Dresden

 

Poets, musicians and painters raved about “Florence on the Elbe”, and even today the Saxon state capital casts a spell over every visitor – be it because of its magnificent location in the Elbe valley, its fascinating art treasures, the incredible energy with which the old town, so badly damaged in the war, was and is being rebuilt, or also the Saxon-cosy way of life of its inhabitants.

 

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The Town Clerks of Dresden

 

 

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THE DRESDEN TOWN CLERKS

Antje Falk

As an art historian, tour guide, city and nature guide, Antje Falk accompanies interested people individually through beautiful Dresden and its enchanting surroundings.
and its enchanting surroundings.

Her aim is not only to impart knowledge, but also to stimulate the eye and the feeling for the
the inherent quality of the places, sites and events presented.

Susanne Reichelt

As a tour guide, Susanne Reichelt feels the need to pass on her enthusiasm for the city and the region and its exciting history and culture in a lively and competent, but also entertaining and creative way.

In order to continue this concern even in the all-changing Corona pandemic, she has, so to speak, switched to the written form and finds much pleasure in dealing with Dresden-relevant topics in blog texts, tracking down interesting stories and incorporating her own experiences.

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Dresden

 

The ships sailing from Dresden on the Elbe form the largest and oldest paddle steamer fleet in the world.

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Dresden

 

The coffee filter, milk chocolate, the reflex camera and many other useful things were invented in Dresden.

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Dresden

The Stallhof is one of the oldest preserved tournament grounds in Europe. It dates back to the 16th century and is striking for its Italian Renaissance ambience.

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Dresden

 

The “Blue Wonder” is a steel bridge from the end of the 19th century and was saved from being blown up at the end of the war.

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Dresden

 

The Golden Rider was not destroyed during the war and is today covered with approx. 500 g of gold leaf.

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Dresden

 

Pfund’s dairy in Dresden’s Neustadt is in the Guinness Book of Records as the “most beautiful dairy shop in the world”.

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Dresden sights

Dresden Zwinger

The building complex with its gardens is considered one of the most important Baroque buildings in Dresden.

Frauenkirche

Dresden’s imposing Frauenkirche is a place of special power and significance. Its reconstruction after the Second World War and the fall of communism is a symbol of reconciliation, love, freedom and human self-determination.

Semper Opera

The Opera House, named after its architect, dominates the festive Theatre Square, also known as the “Sounding Square of Europe”.

Residential Palace

The Wettin city palace, which has been altered again and again over the centuries, today houses the precious art treasures of the Saxon rulers in several museums, including the famous “Green Vault”.

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History of Nuremberg

History of Nuremberg

More casually, when a document is issued on July 16, 1050, it is noted: “Actum Nuorenberc. Feliciter Amen”. The place Nuremberg is on record from that moment. The mentioned document confirms the release of a serf named Sigena.

The Fuggerei

The Fuggerei

The Fuggerei in Augsburg is the oldest social settlement in the world in continuous use. It was built from 1514 to 1523 by order of the brothers Ulrich, Georg and especially Jakob Fugger (the rich) under the direction of the master builder Thomas Krebs.

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