A City Rebuilt

We caught a tram from our campsite north of the city and headed into Dresden. It was only one tram so there was very little chance of getting lost today 🙂

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Dresden is an amazing city. It was completely flattened by bombs where there was only rubble left and has been completely rebuilt with help from fundraising in Britain.

The inside of the Cathedral

Many of the old charred stones have been left in the rebuild as a reminder of a terrible time in Dresdens history.

The outside of the cathedral. Note the dark stones on the left. The rest are new!

One of the most significant rebuilds has been of the 18th century Protestant Church in the main square. It is simply stunning. We were lucky that we could get inside and have a look there and it is just beautiful.

There is a also a Ceramic panel of all the previous Saxon Kings and Queens along a road by the Rathaus which is the Town Hall.

The Ceramic mural of Kings and Queens
Close up of the mural

Its an amazing city and its nice to see it rise to be the centre of Culture in Germany again.

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