Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Albertinum

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Named after Saxony's King Albert, who between 1884 and 1887 converted a royal arsenal into a suitable setting for the treasures he and...

Altmarkt

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Although dominated by the nearby unappealing Kulturpalast (Palace of Culture), the Altmarkt is a fascinating concrete leftover from the...

Augustusbrücke

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This bridge, which spans the river in front of the Katholische Hofkirche, is the reconstruction of a 17th-century baroque bridge blown...

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden

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This unique (even in a country with a national tendency for excessive cleanliness) and unfortunately named museum relates the history...

Frauenkirche

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This masterpiece of baroque church architecture was completed in 1743. The huge dome set on a smaller square base, known as the Stone...

Johanneum

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At one time the royal stables, this 16th-century building now houses the Verkehrsmuseum (Transportation Museum), a collection of historic...

Katholische Hofkirche

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The largest Catholic church in Saxony is also known as the Cathedral of St. Trinitatis. Frederick Augustus II (who reigned 1733–63)...

Kreuzkirche

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Soaring high above the Altmarkt, the richly decorated tower of the baroque Kreuzkirche dates back to 1792, but Dresden's main Protestant...

Pfund's Molkerei

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This decorative 19th-century shop has been a Dresden institution since 1880, and offers a wide assortment of cheese and other goods.

Residenzschloss

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Restoration work is still under way behind the Renaissance facade of this former royal palace, much of which was built between 1709 and...

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