Sitting on the River Elbe in the East of Germany between Berlin and Prague. Dresden makes a great place to visit as part of a multi-destination itinerary or as a stand-alone trip. At first glance, a city rich in history and museums brimming with ancient artefacts might not seem like Dresden is for kids. But children are very well catered for in this compact, easy to navigate city and locals must agree as Dresden has one of the highest birth rates in Germany. There are plenty of things to do in Dresden with kids.