The jury is still out on whether the East German communist regime helped preserve the art, culture and sciences of Saxony, but I think it must be given some credit for the fact that the towns and villages of Saxony have such a huge amount to interest the visitor. Communism was always strong on culture for the masses, as anyone who has visited former Soviet satellite countries can vouch for, but Saxony seems to have more than its fair share. Dresden TransportMari Nicholson Dresden, Powerhouse of Visual ArtsDresden with its old centre of grand palaces and churches that fan out from the Elbe is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe: not only that, but UNESCO has named the meadow-lined banks of the River Elbe as a World Heritage Site.
Dresden also has a distinguished musical heritage but it cannot complete with nearby Leipzig which was a magnate for the great musicians of history like Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Wagner and others. (See Leipzig article on Wizzley.com)What it has in abundance however, is a powerhouse of visual arts with collections including the royal Green Vaults treasury, a dazzling collection of objets d’rt, and the Old Masters’ Gallery in which are paintings representing the most important European artists, among them Raphael, Rembrandt, exhibition stand 3×3 and Canaletto.Dresden suffered more than its fair share of destruction during World War II but the architectural treasures of the city centre have now been restored to their former glory. Die Frauen******che in Dresden now fully...Simon Steinberger at PixabayJewish SynagogueMari Nicholson Court of the Nymphs in the ZwingerMari NicholsonSemperoper, DresdenMari Nicholson What to See in Dresden.
The Frauen******che, The Royal Palace, the Zwinger Palace The Lutheran cathedral, the Frauen******che, for 200 years the proud symbol of the city, is said to have been left as rubble as a Memorial, but it was more likely left as a reminder to the East Germans of the destruction wrought by the West on their city. In the 1990's plans were put into operation to rebuild the church with the help of the people of Coventry in the UK, Dresden’s opposite in World War II bombing, and the work was completed in 2005.Augustus the Strong who ruled from 1694 to 1733 as Elector of Saxony turned Dresden into a European centre for art and architecture (while supposedly siring over 300 children) and statues of him are everywhere.
برچسب: Dresden suffered more than its fair share of destruction،