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Dresden evolved into one of Germany's most beautiful cities after it became the residence of the Wettins, rulers of Saxony for over 800 years. In the 18th century the city was one of Europe's most important cultural centers with grandiose buildings like the Semper Opera House and Zwinger.
After allied fire bombings obliterated the historical center reconstruction of Dresden's magnificent landmarks would drag on for more than sixty years.
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The Fürstenzug - the Procession of Princes or Procession of Dukes - is a 120m/334ft long mural decorated with ceramic tiles depicting a procession of rulers of the House of Wettin since 1127.
Theaterplatz is a large square near the historic center of Dresden. It is surrounded by a number of magnificent landmarks, including the Semper Opera House, Zwinger Palace, and Hofkirche.
The Frauenkirche is a symbol of the recent reconstruction of many of Dresden's beautiful landmarks after bombardments and subsequent fires destroyed all the city's landmarks.