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The origin of Stollen Posted by on Dec 25, 2018

Stollen is a traditional German Christmas cake that is still very popular to this day. In this post I will explain what exactly it is and how it came about. The first ever Stollen dates back to 1545. Nowadays, Stollen is made out of flour, butter, yeast, raisins, almonds, marzipan and spices like cinnamon and…

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Die Dresdner Frauenkirche – Church of Our Lady Dresden Posted by on Oct 15, 2012

The Frauenkirche Dresden is an Evangelical Lutheran church of the Baroque period and is considered as the most magnificent credential of Protestant scared buildings. It is an old and new landmark of the city, which can look back on a 1000-year history. The church’s name Frauenkirche refers to Mary, the mother of Jesus. Originally…

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Der Dresdner Zwinger – The Zwinger Palace in Dresden Posted by on Oct 12, 2012

Since all historic buildings in Dresden are embedded in the modern architecture of the city, you have direct access to every baroque building in the Altstadt (lit. Historic City), from any of the bus or tram stops that are near by. This is also true for the Dresdner Zwinger (Zwinger Palace), which you can reach…

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Dresden Posted by on Oct 8, 2012

If you are considering to go on a trip to Germany, Dresden should definitely be on your itinerary planning, since this city is always worth a visit. I myself met this desire for the first time last week, when I was visiting some friends there. Anyhow I regret that I had not taken a chance…

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