|The Elbe and the gently rolling landscape between Saxon Switzerland and Meissen determine the nature in which the city on the river is embedded. The climate is equally beneficial for the development of the arts and for viniculture. The inhabitants are known for their own special charm, Saxon hospitality is proverbial. At the same time Dresden is a modern city with the flair of the || |
|former Saxon residence – simply a place with life style. Approximately 7.4 million guests visit Dresden every year.|
|Dresden offers attractions in great variety. No book about the history of architecture can miss mentioning the Dresden Zwinger. The Frauenkirche [Church of our Lady], Semper Opera House and Royal Palace as well as many other historical monuments and ensembles determine the image of the city. The naughty angels from Raphael’s “The Sistine Madonna” make publicity for Dresden’s art collections in the whole world. Magnificent promenades on the bank of the Elbe, interesting museums and institutions, industrial monuments, charming details – Dresden has a lot for you to discover.|
| ||The historical centre of Dresden is located on the left bank of the Elbe, at the peak of a graceful river bend. Protected for centuries by mighty fortifications, the Saxon capital developed splendour and activity.|
Even today the buildings from the Renaissance, baroque and 19th century determine the Elbe front and the face of our city.
|Viewed from the opposite bank or from one of the Elbe bridges Dresden presents itself at first glance as a cultural city of European rank.|
|In spite of vast destruction during the Second World War, the Old City part of Dresden has preserved or regained fascinating ensembles. The most famous symbol of reconstruction in the city centre is the Dresden Frauenkirche [Church of our Lady], the magnificent baroque dome, which already today dominates the city centre.|| |
Many important cultural institutions are situated along the Old Cityside of the Elbe banks: from the Old Masters Picture Gallery to the “Green Vault”, the treasure chamber of the Saxon electors and kings. The Old City is likewise the centre of city life, for in the Saxon State Parliament the destiny of Saxony is determined and in the town hall that of the city. Around the Altmarkt square and Prager Strasse shopping centres, restaurants, culture and work are to be found.
Location theater wechselbad
|The wechselbad Theater will host the conference. It is located downtown Dresden and about 15 minute's walking distance from the historic centre, close to the railway station.|
Maternistraße 17, 01067 Dresden