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  • 1. Facts / General Information

    I visited Leipzig in August of 2002 on the way to Karlsruhe where SV BSZS (German Shepherd World dogshow) had to be held. We stayed for a night in Lützen that located 18 km south from Leipzig. We left...

  • 2. Festivals / Markets / Events

    Leipzig’s fairs have been famous for centuries. In DDR times the spring and autumn trade fairs were the main events of the country’s economy. The DDR fairgrounds with the big double M east of the city...

  • 3. Monuments / Sights

    Sorry for the picture, my friend was more important than those funny creatures by contemporary sculptor Bernd Göbel. These figures reflect types of the East German society. My friend is...

  • 4. Leisure Activity

    Leipzig's city center is quite compact and a joy to walk around. There is a nice conglomeration of building styles and a cafe is never far away. I found it one of Germany's most user friendly and...

  • 5. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

    The composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) spent 27 years in Leipzig as cantor at St Thomas's School and the city's director of music. Bach composed great...

  • 6. Communist Legacy

    Leipzig has been spared much of the communist legacy of the East German days, unlike some of its nearby cities. What remains has either been demolished, or...

  • 7. General Info

    Tourist OfficeRichard-Wagner-Strasse 104109 Leipzig- Tel.:: +49 (0) 3 41 71 04 265 - Fax: +49 (0) 3 41/71 04 271Internet:- www.leipzig.de (different languages)-...

  • 8. St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)

    This church was founded in about 1165. It has been a Protestant church since 1539. Weekly prayers for peace were held here on Monday evenings throughout the...

  • 9. The Peaceful Revolution

    At several places in downtown Leipzig there are text-panels with information about the events of October and November 1989.This one in front of the opera house...

  • 10. Swords into ploughshares

    In St. Nicholas Church you can still see one of the original hand-drawn "Swords into ploughshares" posters announcing the Monday peace prayers. The slogan is...

  • 11. Passages

    Actually I'm not sure if the word for the title is correct English... What I'm talking about is something like a connection between two streets, roofed, with...

  • 12. Fountain

    I really love fountains. And this one in Leipzig made me laugh. In front of the New City Hall there is this beautiful fountain, depicting lots of kids and their...

  • 13. A city devoted to trading

    In 1895 in Leipzig a new way to trade was, for the very 1st time, endorsed: the sample fair. Before this event traders were hangin around every market with...

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