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Weekend in Dresden

Winter is a fine time to visit the capital of German Saxony, where locals have shrugged off Dresden’s war-damaged past to nurture the city’s cultural and historical drawcards.

MINI GUIDE

The Zwinger is one of Dresden’s Baroque masterpieces

Friday

FRAUENKIRCHE 1

The graceful domed church at the heart of Dresden stood for two centuries until WWII. Rebuilt from rubble, it opened anew in 2005. The altar is especially striking. After climbing the cupola, head to the sixth-floor bar of nearby Hotel Innside for cocktails and incredible views of the church (frauenkirchedresden.de; Neumarkt; seasonal opening hours on website; church entry free, cupola £7.20).

ZUM SCHIESSHAUS 2

Traditional, meaty and quintessentially Saxon: it’s a hearty affair at this restaurant in the Altstadt (Old Town), which retains its old-world atmosphere despite having been destroyed in both the Thirty Years’ War and WWII. The former medieval shooting range has been rebuilt and does a good line in local beers to go with the solid cuisine (zumschiesshaus.de; Am Schiesshaus 19; 11am–1am; mains from £10).

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In the Jnuary 2017 issue... It’s time to choose whether to embrace the winter or escape it – and we’ve got a list of great hotels around the world for either option. Among our features this month is a Great Escape to Taiwan, where it never really gets cold; a trip to the west of Iceland to discover this land of sagas; a Perfect Weekend in Riga – Latvia’s charmer of a capital; a snowshoe walk up to an age-old refuge on Switzerland’s Great St Bernard Pass; and much more
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