The German city of Dresden lies in the valley of the Elbe River, 40 kilometers from the border with the Czech Republic. Artistic values, stored in museums of the city, baroque architecture, picturesque nature attract tourists to Dresden from all over the world.
During the Second World War, Dresden was bombed, which resulted in total destruction of the city center.
Restoration of the historical part of Dresden was completed only in 2002, after which the valley of the Elbe River was included in the UNESCO list.
The famous historian Johann Gottfried Herder compared Dresden with Florence. Both cities are located in the deltas of rivers and are surrounded by beautiful valleys. Florence on the Elbe is the second, literary name of Dresden.