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Dresden’s Rumpelstiltskin and the strange tale of European porcelain

29 January 2023

10:00 PM

29 January 2023

10:00 PM

Strolling along Dresden’s Brühlsche Terrasse, an elegant promenade above the River Elbe known as ‘the balcony of Europe’, the wartime destruction of Germany’s most beautiful city seems like the echo of a bygone age. Since reunification, the reconstruction of its baroque Altstadt has been meticulous – the panorama Canaletto painted has been painstakingly restored.

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