TOURISTS FROM ALL AROUND THE GLOBE – LOVE SAXONY!
Around the globe, Saxony justifiably has the reputation as Germany’s No. 1 cultural destination. The more than 1,000 palaces, castles, stately homes, and gardens, 400 museums, 800 exhibitions, 14 theaters, and 3 opera houses offer an absolutely stunning, top of the line, unforgettable experience.
International tourists appreciate that. On a regular basis, Saxony is able to score points in corresponding rankings.
- Dresden ranks 5th and Leipzig ranks 9th among the most popular destinations for city trips in Germany (“Traveller’s Choice Awards 2019”, tripadvisor)
- Two of Germany's Top 10 museums are situated in Saxony (“Traveller’s Choice Awards 2018”, tripadvisor) - the "Old Masters Picture Gallery" Dresden (7th place) and the "Green Vault" Treasure Chamber Museum Dresden (9th place).
- One of Germany's TOP 25 Hotels is situated in Saxony ("Traveler's Choice Awards 2019", tripadvisor) - the Bülow-Palais in Dresden (11th place)
- Dresden's Old Town quarter with the Frauenkirche Church, the Semperoper Opera House and the Zwinger Palace was voted the 6th most popular German tourist attraction by almost 32,000 travelers from over 60 countries ("TOP 100 Places to See in Germany", DZT - German National Tourist Board). The “Traveller’s Choice Awards 2018” by tripadvisor) rank Dresden's Frauenkirche Church as the 10th most popular"landmark" in Germany
So you see – you shouldn’t miss Saxony! Either for a short visit or as your home base.
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