Militärhistorisches Museum

The former armory was built in 1876. Daniel Libeskind redesigned the building in 2011 and transformed it into a museum of the "Bundeswehr" (German Army). The construction pierces the historic facade with a corner of steel and glass. This symbolizes the transparency of democracy and points to the place where the bombing of Dresden began in World War II.  

Dresden Hauptbahnhof

The Dresden central station was built in 1898. It was damaged during World War II. In 2006 it was rebuilt  by Sir Norman Foster. The roof was covered with white plastic film, so that more light can shine into the hall of the old train station. 

Synagoge Dresden

The synagoge by Wandelhoefer Lorch Architects was built in 2001. At the site of the former "Semper Synagogue" that was destroyed by the Nazi's during the "Reichskristallnacht" in 1938. The new synagogue is a cube that turns to the east.  

UFA-Kristallpalast

The "UFA Filmpalast" was designed by the austrian architects of "Coop-Himmelb(l)au" and completed in 1998. The principle of deconstructivist architects is to design buildings easily and alterably like clouds. 

Kulturpalast

The Culture Palace from the year 1969 is a work by the GDR architects Weil, Hänsch and Löschau. The socialist mural by Gerhard Bonzin decorates the facade along Schlossstrasse Street. The reinforced concrete steel construction houses several funtional rooms and spaces for events.  

Prager Straße

The "Prager Straße" connects Dresden's historic center with the central station. The buildings along the street were destroyed during WW2. New houses where built between 1965 and 1978. The "Prager Straße" is a model of the urban development of East-Germany (GDR).

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