Dresden trip 2014

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Dresden trip 2014
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Saturday the 6th of December: Come with us and enjoy the special Christmas atmosphere in Dresden!

You can visit the oldest continuous Christmas market in Germany (the tradition dates back to 1438), where you will be able to watch the ceremony of cutting the special Dresden Christmas cake – the famous Dresden Christstollen. Then you can try some of the cake for yourself. You can also enter the beautiful churches Hofkirche and Frauenkirche, marvel in Grünes Gewölbe, the biggest European treasury, or visit one of several famous museums and galleries (Sistine Madonna by Raphael on show there). Last but not least, Dresden is the place where you can see the world-famous Dresden Codex, the oldest Maya book known to historians.

The prize for return train ticket is 200 CZK.

If you want to join the trip, come on 3 December at 16:30 to IC-CUNI office (room 19 of building in Smetanovo nábřeží 6; the nearest tram stop is Národní divadlo of trams 17, 18, 20, 22), where the information meeting will take place and where we will collect the money. Paying the train ticket cost there is the condition to join the trip! We do not accept payments on the day of the trip. (Of course, if your friend cannot attend, you can pay for him/her). There will be also possibility to sign up to the organised visit of Maya Dresden codex.

Basic plan of the trip:

7:00 Meeting at Main Train Station (Praha Hlavní nádraží; next to ticket offices)

10:30 Arrival to Dresden

10:30 — 19:30 free time to visit Dresden

19:30 Meeting in Dresden train station

0:00 Arrival back to Prague

More Information

On the following website, you can find inspiration what sights to see in Dresden:

http://www.dresden.de/dig/en/sightseeing/sehenswuerdigkeiten.php

Here is the website for public Transport in Dresden:

http://www.dvb.de/en/Homepage/

Brief history of Dresden:

http://www.dresden.de/en/02/07/c_01.php

Short documentary about Dresden christmas market:

http://youtu.be/yPTmP9iKtEM

Some information on the Dresden Codex:

http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Maya/p/The-Dresden-Codex.htm

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Posted on: Thu, 11/20/2014 - 01:36 By: Ondra