Dresden is the capital of . It's often referred to locally as Elbflorenz, or "Florence on the Elbe", reflecting its location on the Elbe river and its historical role as a centre for the arts and beautiful architecture - much like in Italy.
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The Dresden Frauenkirche is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of . Photo: Netopyr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, or the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Dresden, previously the Catholic Church… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

The is a museum located in Dresden, , which contains the largest treasure collection in Europe. Photo: Jörg Blobelt, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a former cigarette factory building in Dresden, , built between 1907 and 1909. Photo: Gürgi, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

The is a neighborhood in Dresden within the administrative district of Neustadt. Photo: Jörg Blobelt, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a multi-use sports venue in Dresden, . is situated 2½ km northwest of Dresden. Photo: Derbrauni, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 4 km northeast of Dresden. Photo: Martinroell, Public domain.


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