Quality Hotel Dresden West
Zschoner Ring 6
Phone: (49) 35204 4590
Fax: (49) 35204 459113
Zschoner Ring 6, Kesselsdorf, DE, 01723
- Phone: (49) 35204 4590
- Fax: (49) 35204 459113
Briesnitz Church, situated close to the motorway exit at Dresden-Altstadt, is one of the oldest churches in Dresden. The original church was destroyed in 1233 and completely rebuilt in 1260. This part forms the core of the present church, which was constantly extended over the centuries, the last time being in 1882. Because of the distance to the inner city, the building escaped damage during the Second World War. The church is open to visitors from 6p-7p every Saturday, although visits at other times can be arranged for those who phone in advance. Service 9:30a Su.
Located Freital, Christuskirche is a beautiful church constructed in the 19th Century and serves the region of Freital-Deuben.
The Auferstehungskirche Dresden-Plauen (Church of the Resurrection) dates back to 1150. The original building was destroyed during the civil war, but was rebuilt in 1429. Most of the work took place in the late-19th and early-20th centuries reflecting the dominance of Neo-renaissance style during that area. Set in a busy suburban district, the church is an oasis of calm with a peaceful aura.
Located in the heart of the residential district of Plauen, Johann-Gottlieb-Fichte-Park or popularly known as, Fichtepark was established in 1891 as Westendpark. A landmark in the urban landscape and design, Fichtepark is spread over approximately 3 hectares (7.41 acres). A green retreat in the middle of the city, it welcomes many local residents and tourists alike. The park, as of today features nine sculptures by local sculptors; each of these nine reflect one of the nine human emotions. Apart from this, the park is home to the Fichteturm and boasts of an artificially installed water feature as well as playgrounds; making it perfect for both, a romantic date as well as a family day out.
Although history of Friedrichstadt technically begins from 1700s, some would debate it actually goes back to 1200s when it was called the village, Ostra. Named for Frederick Augustus II, the only legal heir of Augustus II the Strong, the place got its new identity in 1731. Celebrated as a factory-district during Industrial Revolution, this place functions as a part-residential and part-commercial neighborhood as of today. Among the still-standing, significant structures in this area are the beautifully designed, former cigarette factory, Yenidze, the gorgeous, historic Brühl-Marcolini palace of 1719 and the Fountain of Neptune, one of the most beautiful baroque fountains of the city.
The former brewery, Feldschlösschen-Stammhaus offers authentic German flavors coupled with freshly brewed ales. A special feature is that each sort of beer comes with its own individual menu, with fish dishes to accompany lighter beers and sausages to accompany the darker beers. Visitors can marvel at the copper beer vats and take a guided tour around the next-door Beer Museum every Monday. This single site accommodates several people with varied interests - for history buffs, it emphasizes history of brewing in Germany, for food-lovers, it serves gastronomic delights, so delicious that you just have to return and for beer connoisseurs it is truly a haven with splendid brews like Feldschlösschen Pilsner aboard. All in all, Feldschlösschen makes for an interesting visit.
This multi-purpose venue is one of the most sought after places in the North of Dresden. When your taste-buds yearn for some delectable gourmet food, Schloss Wackerbarth - Gasthaus is the place to go in Radebeul. The restaurant here serves fresh produce of the season and the chef's preparations are scrumptious to the max. Exquisite wine from the local vineyard or chilled champagne complete the whole experience of a never-to-forget gourmet meal. The wine-tours and wine-tasting events only add to the charm of this place. They also offer their huge space for various private events, get-togethers as well as business meetings and conferences. Check out the website for detailed information on all their services.
The quarter Friedrichstadt covers four cemeteries. The most important is undoubtedly the old Catholic graveyard, also called the Inner Catholic cemetery. Situated directly across from the Friedrichstadt hospital, the cemetery contains many monuments from the age of baroque, rococo and classicism. The mortal remains of Carl Maria von Weber, which were brought over from London, are buried here. Also, Giovanni Battista Casanova, the brother of the famous adventurer lies in this cemetery. Many Polish names on the gravestones remind of the age of the Polish-Saxon union; most Polish immigrants who were in the area at this time are buried here.
Bahnhof Radebeul Ost is the one of the historic treasures of Radebeul. The heritage structure comprises a railway museum, an engine shed, a steam railway company and so on; and it also facilitates staging live events in its varied venues.
Gedenkstätte Münchner Platz Dresden was constructed during the first decade of the 20th Century as an execution site, prison and courtroom. This place has condemned more than 1000 people to capital punishment under the National Socialism Period of the Nazi regime. Today it stands as a memorial to the unfortunate victims who lost their lives within its confines. Visitors are allowed within the historic death cells and the execution courtyard as well as the site of the former courtroom. This place has also archived the personal letters and files of the jail staff and inmates, giving unique insight into their difficult lives. Special group and guided tours narrate the horrifying history of this place, while temporary exhibitions showcase dark stories about the Nazi Era.
In the heart of the historic Altstadt district, this small church is a testament to the trials of the past. Though the building had been severely damaged in several wars, reconstruction efforts have helped bring it back to its former glory. Now the church is home to a variety of concerts and other events covering a broad range of genres, from classical to soulful jazz. Whether you are in search of architectural, religious, or musical inspiration, Annenkirche is an essential stop in Dresden.
Südvorstadt is a neighborhood located to the south of Dresden, mainly known as the university area of the city. But the district is also home to a number of historical buildings with interesting architectural styles, the Feldschlößchen house being one of them. The Swiss, Bavarian and American quarters are worth a stroll as well, as one will find plenty of historic churches and cemeteries lined along the streets. This neighborhood is definitely worth a short visit if you are in Dresden.