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Known to some as "Florence on the Elbe," Dresden was first mentioned in 1206. It is the capital city of the German state of Saxony and a top tourist destination.
Decimated in a firebombing by Allied Forces on February 13, 1945, Dresden has been restored to its former beauty. Its stunning Baroque architecture and cathedral, the Frauenkirche, attracted over 4 million visitors in 2014. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Dresden.
Six men go on trial in eastern Germany over their alleged role in the spectacular Green Vault museum jewel theft in 2019. Investigators say the suspects made off with loot worth at least 113 million euros – and the stolen gems are still missing.