The statue of August the Strong shimmers golden across the Elbe. The Golden Horseman stands on the Neustadt market and is one of the landmarks of Dresden.
The Procession of the Princes is a wall picture of enormous size that depicts a cavalcade. It can be found on Augustusstreet on the outside of the sable of the Dresden Castle (Residenzschloss).
Right in the heart of Dresden is what might be the most well-known building of the Baroque period – the Zwinger Palace Dresden. It is a must-see for every visitor and it is pretty in every season.
The Loschwitz Bridge in Dresden is also called the “Blaues Wunder”. She connects Blasewitz and Loschwitz with each other. On 1.9.1893, construction began on the fifth Dresden Elbe bridge, which until 1912 was still called the König Albert Bridge.
The three Elbe Castles are located on the Elbe hillside in Dresden. They are called “Albrechtsschlösser” by the public and are part of the World Cultural Heritage Elbe Valley (2007 – 2009).
The world’s oldest mountain overhead railway can be found in Dresden. It was opened on the 6th of May 1901 and runs between Loschwitz and Oberloschwitz. The cart climbs the elevation gain of 84 meters in only four minutes and 30 seconds.