The 1792 Kreuzkirche was rebuilt after the war. Originally the Nikolaikirche, the church was renamed for a Kreuz (cross) found...
An impractically wide square and the obnoxiously squat Kulturpalast houses the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra and the tourist office.
The neo-Renaissance Neues Rathaus has a 100m-high climbable tower.
While its permanent home, the Kulturpalast, is getting a facelift and is due to reopen in 2016, Dresden's renowned orchestra performs at...
Often packed to the gills, this fish restaurant has nice Altstadt views from the upstairs dining room.
Altmarkt Galerie information
The Altmarkt area is Dresden’s historic centre and the starting point for most visitors, though it’s still undergoing considerable renovations. Many restaurants have set up streetside tables, and when markets aren’t operating, it’s nice to sit outside and gaze across the square. The modern glass Altmarkt Galerie shopping centre is also excellent.