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In this article, we would like to share our highlights of Dresden and give you a first glimpse of what it is like to visit the capital city of the German federal state Saxony. No wonder that one of the nicknames for Dresden is Florence of the North. But what are the special features of Dresden for which the city on the River Elbe is so famous?
To answer this question, we would have to go back in time to the middle of the 17th century when Friedrich August I of Saxony, called August the Strong was born. In his impactful life as Elector of Saxony, Imperial Vicar, and elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, he was the man behind the so-called Augustan Age Electorate of Saxonywhen in Saxony outstanding products and services emerged in the political, cultural and economic fields.
He changed the face of a former renaissance city into a modern baroque residential city. Let us show you gay club dresden of the highlights we experienced during our trips to Dresden! The best thing you can do to get an overview of Dresden is to plan a walk in the Old Town of Dresden called Dresdner Altstadt. All major sights including the Frauenkirche Church of Our Lady are located in the recently completely rebuilt old town.
From there, it was just a short walk to the river Elbe and some of our favorite sights: the Zwinger, the Castle, the Castle Church, the Semper Opera building, and the Bruehl Terrace. Looking at the Elbe from the southern side of the city reveals the second, culturally no less interesting part of Dresden, the so-called Neustadt New town.
Spectacular paintings, crafted art, and porcelain creations can be seen in different museums like the world-famous Albertinum. Another highlight though is a museum a little outside gay club dresden old town city center dedicated to health, hygiene, and related exhibition, the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, a Museum of Hygiene in Dresden. Definitely our tip for a slightly different museum visit. Daan is a vegetarian, we know you know that by now.
But as you can imagine, finding the right vegetarian place in Germany, especially in Saxony known for its hearty home cooking, is not an easy task. One of the best places for vegetarian places in Dresden is undoubtedly the restaurant brennNessel.
Just a short walk away from the Zwinger, the small but charming restaurant is offering a big variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes paired with a good local beer or Schorle typical German beverage made by diluting juice or wine with carbonated water or lemonade.
Not only are the typical local-inspired dishes a delight, but the locations are also modeled on historical tradition including actors and staff in costumes. Splendor — Tears — Disasters.
Already the slogan of this unique multimedia experience sounds promising. Dating back to the Middle Ages, the center of Dresden was protected by fortifications until those got obsolete in the 18th century. Today, parts of the rediscovered and publicly available parts of the Fortress of Dresden are a museum with a new, spectacular multimedia experience, the FestungXperience.
Equipped with a mobile device and earphones, we started our tour through years of history with breathtaking projections and an atmospheric 3D audio technology. Leave your camera and mobile in your pocket and dive into another world, actually an almost forgotten part of Dresden. Good to know: the FestungXperience is just the first of at least two multimedia experiences. The second one called ZwingerXperience is a captivating virtual reality experience planned to open in spring We cannot wait to visit it during one of our upcoming Dresden gay city trip adventures.
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Born in the 80s of the late 19th century, Lili, back then known under her birth name Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener, came to Dresden to undergo a series of highly experimental gender reasment operations. The last surgery, transplantation of a uterus, caused complications of which she died in The tour ended at the grave of Lili Elbe at the beautiful Trinitatisfriedhof Trinity Cemetery not far from where Karl used to study medicine at the university hospital in Dresden.
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Daan fell in love with the art project in the backyards of Neustadt called Kunsthofpassage while Karl just took in the atmosphere of his former home. But it also gave us time to admire the alternative lifestyle. Our favorite stop, always when we are in town for the Dresden gay city trip, is of course the gay bar Boys. Make sure to not only visit the beautiful old town city center.
Immerse yourself in an entirely different, culinary side of the city with burgers, specialties from distant countries, Italian places, and typical Neustadt localities. Any evening plans while visiting Dresden?
What about a movie night outside close to the riverside with the world-famous Dresden city panorama in the background? Sounds too good to be true but it is! A big screen, a remarkable view, and a great selection of old and contemporary movies combined with the sound of Dresden at night. Unforgettable Dresden memories! And after that?
It is just a short walk into the exciting nightlife of the Neustadt with its gay bars and very open-minded locations for everyone. A great finale for a wonderful gay city trip to Dresden. Our favorite airline KLM connects Amsterdam and Dresden with direct flights from the whole world via Amsterdam Schiphol in just under 1 hour.
Give it a try, the prices are spectacular good! The easiest way by train is the 2-hour connection from Berlin or the 4.
Dresden does not have an underground system but instead, one of the best tram networks connecting everything in the city center. We will soon publish more articles about Dresden and Saxony.
As you can imagine, there is much more to discover during a Dresden gay city trip! Please consider our information as suggestions with no guarantee that it still will be like that when you are traveling there. Though we did our research and all our opinions written in this Gay Dresden Travel Guide are honest, authentic, and true.
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