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Old Market Square (Altmarkt), Dresden

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Though obliterated by Allied bombing raids during World War II, Old Market Square (Altmarkt) represents an important piece of Dresden's recent history. The interesting combination of more German-style buildings and concrete Stalinist architecture was introduced to East Germany after the war. The massive Palace of Culture is a classic example of interesting Communist building techniques and style. Note the surrounding buildings' vaulted arcade storefronts and cream-tinted color scheme as you wander across one of the city's main historical gathering places. Keep an eye out for bullet holes still marring parts of the nearby town hall, a stark reminder of the destruction that once wreaked havoc upon Dresden. Using our online itinerary creator, Dresden attractions like Old Market Square (Altmarkt) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful square. Unfortunately, our visit was built what obscure attractions, which considerably spoiled her views
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  • Saksonyanın from the accepted ddress the capital 2. World War completely destroyed and rebuilt old tawn fidelity. Very nice
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  • I most like is here. Feel good of Dresden's old town remains today is the best. Is the place you want to visit again.
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