The Elbe river and the softly undulating hills between the Saechsische Schweiz - the Saxon Switzerland - and Meissen provide the city on the river with its geographic qualities. Climatically, region is very favorable to the grapes for wine-making and the Arts. Its citizens are known for their charm and way of life, known throughout the region. At the same time, Dresden is a young city, vibrant and with the flair of the Residency of Saxony - in short, a city with its own way of life. Annually around 7.4million visitors visit Dresden - its many sights and sightseeing destinations have a lot to offer. Mention the Dresdner Zwinger, the Frauenkirche, the Semper Opera and The Residence - along with many more historic buildings - which are not missing from amy solid book on architectural history. Raphaels putti - the angels from The Sistine Madonna - are advertising the splendid collections of Art in Dresden throughout the world. These collections along with regal promenades along the Elbe River, captivating Museums and diverse collections, points of interest and many loveable details - provide the fabric through which our visitors map their journey of discovery.