Old Masters Gallery is one of the largest painting collection in the world. Its greatest attraction is the Sistine Madonna by Raphael, even though there are many other amazing masterpieces that one must by all means see at least once during his lifetime. Paintings by Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, Velásquez, Nicolas Poussin and other famous painters are on display here.
Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) is a museum with the largest collection of treasures in Europe. Many treasures in the museum belonged to kings and prince-electors of Saxony. Appropriated during military campaigns they were kept in this treasury for many years.
Semperoper, or State Opera House in Dresden, is a most beautiful theater and an unforgettable architectural Baroque masterpiece, never to be mixed up with anything else. This opera house shows both classical repertoire and many modern productions in which a separate youth repertory company.
Dresden Castle is one of the most beautiful buildings in Dresden which before 1918.was indeed a residence of Saxon princes. You will get a chance there to get up the Hausmann Tower and make sure that Dresden is a very beautiful city plus visit topical exhibitions.
The Bundeswehr Museum is a museum of military history in which specimen of military hardware are exhibited: cannons, military planes and even the first submarine.
The Zwinger is a complex of palaces and parks in Dresden showcasing the amazing beauty of the Baroque style with its plethora of decorative elements that became the symbol of Dresden itself. It is here that the five world-famous museums are located: Old Masters Gallery, Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments, Museum of Sculpture, Porcelain Collection, and Museum of Mineralogy and Geology.
Blaues Wunder (Blue Wonder) is a suspension bridge across the Elbe river that was built at the close of the 19th century. It was absolutely unique for that period, and even today it will still delight the eye of the onlooker.
Pfunds Molkerei, or Pfunds Milk Shop, is a great old dairy, perhaps the most beautiful in the world. It was opened in the 19th century. Today it is a very popular confectionary and a café where very tasty appetizers and sweets are offered.
Pragerstrasse, most popular with shopping fans, is a street connecting the Old Market Square and the Central Railway Station. One of Dresden’s largest shopping centers, the Centrum Galerie, is also located here.
Altmarkt is one of the oldest squares in the city. Today it is a center of street festivals, tournaments, and parades. The oldest Christmas fair in Germany (called Striezelmarkt) is organized here in winter.