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Leipzig Travel Guide  

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Area:
297 km2
Elevation:
113 m
Overview

Leipzig is the largest city in the state of Saxony in Germany.
Leipzig has a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters, and a population of over 510,200.
Leipzig has emerged as a prominent media, service, business and finance centre with a modern ISDN network and a highly efficient telecommunication and traffic infrastructure.
Leipzig is well-known for its university and its trade fair.
It is also known for its affiliation with both classical and modern music. For this reason, many of the events which take place in the area throughout the year are related to music. The city proudly highlights its traditions which are marked by music, arts and literature, architecture, history, and of course commerce.
Leipzig is a truly international city in the heart of Europe. Football and Fencing are the two major sporting activities in Leipzig.

Area code:
0341
Time zone:
UTC+1
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Robert Bale
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Overall Guide : Among the main attractions in Leipzig, Volkerschlachtdenkmal is the largest war memorial in Europe, built in honour of the successful battle against the Napoleonic army. Thomaskirche (St Thomas' Church) is the most famous place of worship and is home to the... more well known Thomaner choir. Augustusplatz, is a place that lies outside the Leipzig town walls, where there are several attractions, including an Egyptian Museum, the University, the railroad station and many others. City-Hochhaus Leipzig is the tallest building in Leipzig and was once a part of the university. Other interesting places to visit in Lepzig include the Leipzig Zoo, which houses the world's largest enclosure for primates and the Gewandhaus Opera House to enjoy concerts and musical performances of popular artists. Stadtisches Kaufhaus is a place with several restaurants, offices and retail stores and is known as the world's first sample fair building. The museum Stasi Bunker is a famous history museum where travellers can learn about the secret police of the area. The Schillerhaus and the Medelssohn-Haus Leipzig are two other popular museums which highlight different aspects of the area’s history.
Ankita Dhage
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Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Leipzig is a city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. While in Leipzig one can enjoy the vast history and culture of the state. St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) has a beautiful interior and an amazing place to visit for... more anyone who is interested in the Cold War and the fall of Communism. The Bach Museum is a well laid out museum and a must see place. There are excellent displays that are interactive, and they allow you to hear the different instruments in a baroque band highlighted at the touch of a button Very informative and fun anyone interested in classical music will find it as a wonderful experience. Grassi museum is a huge museum which includes a collection of musical instruments and extensive ethnological collections as well as artworks from the Bauhaus definitely worth a visit. Among the many restaurants the best is the Drogerie and zest.
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