Your guide to Dresden

August 21, 2019
Your guide to Dresden

About Dresden

Dresden is known as an idyllic place for tourists and residents alike. Located in Eastern Germany, bordering with the Czech Republic. The population stands at over 500,0000 people, with a large portion consisting of native Germans, due to its location there are also a high amount of Russians, Poles & Czech’s residing there. Despite the prominent language being German, a large amount of the population speak English, meaning the language barriers for expats are less severe.
Dresden has a long-standing historical background, with many structures destroyed in World War II, despite their demise a lot of the buildings have been revived to their former glory with a deep-rooted culture throughout the city. You can visit the likes of Dresden Castle, a royal palace that has been restored and transformed into a captivating art museum. The Semperoper is a grand opera house that was rebuilt after a devastating fire, the size and intricacy of this building are truly enchanting. Along with the wonderful performances you can view inside.

Commonly known as the Jewel Box, Dresden’s nickname is one that has been earned. Thanks to the endless amounts of stunning baroque & rococo buildings that line the streets. Giving it another name of ‘Baroque capital of the world’.
If you’re an avid lover of all things related to music & art, then Dresden is going to be a paradise for you. Visit the Rococo style Zwinger building with its grand stature, beautiful gardens & galleries. A collection of museums are a must-visit,  including the Green Vault full of Baroque jewelry, the world-renowned Old Master's picture gallery & even a museum dedicated to hygiene. Everywhere you look your breath will be stolen from the amount of mind-boggling buildings, and that’s not even an overstatement.

Houses for sale in Dresden

When it comes to property for sale in Dresden we have a range of commercial properties available to buy. From profitable office blocks, supermarkets, homes & hotels. Whether you want to make an investment in the area or buy your next home, the option is here at EW Real Estate.

Where is there to eat in Dresden?

Thanks to Dresdens large mix of cultures there is a varied choice of dishes to enjoy from places across the world. There is a large selection of local restaurants with steakhouses & pubs, a tantalizing choice of Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese & Japanese options with crispy duck, spring rolls, dumplings & many more. Italian restaurants are definitely not in short supply here in Dresden, with over 70 Italian restaurants to choose from. So depending on whether you’re in the mood for some mouth-watering pizza or sticking your fork into a delightful bowl of pasta. The choice is yours.

For all the vegetarians and vegans out there. You have a huge choice of places to dine and enjoy yourself. Dresden is proudly home to 58 vegan & vegetarian restaurants that offer a range of dishes that will tantalize your tastebuds without the guilt.

What’s the weather like in Dresden

The climate in Dresden is variable with very cold winters with the temperature hovering around freezing during the months of December through to February. But on the other hand, pleasantly warm summers creep in around June, July & August with the temperature hitting highs of 24 degrees.

Germany’s Greenest City = Dresden

A fascinating stat about Dresden is that it is the greenest city in the whole of Germany, with over 63% of the city being made up of green areas including parks & the former UNESCO World Heritage site at Elbe Valley with its sparse forest. When summer comes back around, it’s great knowing that there is ample space to relax in a luscious green space. Elbe Valley stretches across 12 miles of land, with extensive meadows and forestry running along the banks that are virtually untouched by developments.

Public transport in Dresden?

Dresden offers a comprehensive network of regular public transport, with 12 tram routes and 27 bus routes. The Dresden transport corporation DVB recently added 60 low-floor trams and 123 low-floor buses to its fleet meaning that if you’re wanting to visit all the attractions without the hassle of walking to each stop, the 24-hour pass could be great for you.
A ride of four stops or fewer costs €1.70, a 24-hour pass is €4.50. Maps and tickets are sold at automated dispensers outside the main rail station. There is limited service after midnight.

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Your guide to Dresden

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