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City known as “Florence on the Elbe” :


The German city of Dresden was almost completely destroyed during WWII, especially as a result of the famous firebombing of the city in 1945. Restoration work in the inner city in recent decades led to it being designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site However, in 2006 when the city built a highway bridge close to the city center, UNESCO took Dresden off the list. This marked the only time a European location has lost World Heritage status. That said, the city is sometimes called “Elbflorenz” (Florence of the Elbe) in honor of the city’s architecture, art collections and museums.


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