Dresden Christmas trip 2016

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Date: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016 (All day)

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).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). If you love milk you must visit Pfunds Molkerei the Guinness Book–certified “world’s most beautiful dairy shop” and one of the most expensive in the city :-), and if you like alternative lifestyle, you can visit Dresden Neustadt borough with its crazy blue house singing during the rain. And OK, Primark is also in Dresden :-o. Last but not least, Dresden is the place where you can see the world-famous Dresden Codex, one of three unique pieces of Maya books survived in the whole world untill now.

For pre-reservation of your spot fill out this form!!!!

https://docs.google.com/a/natur.cuni.cz/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScclb7TcIssUvgd…

If you interest in visiting Maya Dresden codex, fill out the form above too. First 20 paying people on the list have a spot for excursion to see Maya Dresden codex (it will cost additional 50 CZK).

The RESERVATION IS COMPLETED BY PAYMENT(= you have a spot in the trip). The latest day of payment is on November 15!!!

Please come to pay to IC-CUNI office (Voršilská 1, Praha 1 - the nearest tram stop is Národní divadlo, trams 9, 17, 18, 22, for more see: http://mapy.cz/s/mYh5 ). We do not accept payments on the day of departure (if your friend cannot attend payment, you can pay for him/her).

The price for trip is 250 CZK. It includes only cheap however less comfortable train transport to Dresden and back. The transport is tradition!

The limit of participants is set on 120 persons. =The first 120 paying persons go!

Basic plan of the trip:

7:00 Meeting at Main Railway Station (Praha Hlavní nádraží)

10:50 Arrival to Dresden

10:50 - 17:30 (or to 19:30) FREE TIME to visit Dresden!!!

22:00 (or 0:00) Arrival back to Prague

More information:

  • we will send participants on their email address (before the trip)!!!
  • you can find below:

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

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g187399-Activities-Dresden_Saxon…

2) Here is the website for public Transport in Dresden:

http://www.dvb.de/en/Homepage/ (link is external)

3) Brief history of Dresden:

http://www.dresden.de/en/02/history.php

4) Short documentary about Dresden christmas market:

http://youtu.be/yPTmP9iKtEM (link is external)

5) Some information on the Dresden Codex:

http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Maya/p/The-Dresden-Codex.htm (link is external)

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