In towns and cities all over the world, the city hall (Rathaus) is the focal point for residents and tourists alike. Whether it be the politics behind the city hall, simply as a meeting point or main attraction, they draw us in either their elegance. It functions as a seat of government, a place of of significant events within the city as well as a place to bring people together on daily basis. Each and every single one is unique, portray characteristics and symbolism of the town and you’ll never find the same one twice. The elegance of each town hall portrays the city’s wealth and importance dating as far back as the Medieval times.

Dresden is the capital of the state of Saxony, just north of Bavaria. Saxony borders the Czech Republic and Dresden is not that far from the border. Just a mere 30 years ago, it would have been unimaginable to visit the city as it was pretty much closed off from the rest of the world.

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