Germany, Leipzig Guide (B): Leipzig – Clubbing with Goethe

Leipzig – Clubbing with Goethe
Leipzig is a city in eastern Germany, located in the federal state of Saxony (Sachsen-Anhalt). The city is known for its strong cultural history, a new upstriving economy, low rents and a busy night life – making it very attractive to many young people.

We were fortunate enough to have the weather on our side as we started our first tour through the city of Leipzig. Not a very common spot on the must-see places map of Germany – but perhaps that is what makes it even more interesting. I have heard of a new kind of development and atmosphere of change that lures and baits more and more people to come to this place. Perhaps it can be traced back to the compelling mix of East-German/Soviet charm and the idea of creating a new urban culture. Whatever it is, I was now here to find out.

Staying in a rented airbnb apartment not far from the main train station (Hauptbahnhof) we walked down towards the city center. We wanted to have a nice vew over the entire city and chose to visit the cities highest construction – the Panorama Tower. It offered us a very nice picture of the city from above.

Following that we proceeded towards the city center. Walking down the many shops and shopping areas you will reach the main square – a very nice pebbled square with the old city hall by its side. Close to the market square you will find some churches such as the Thomaskirche and also some nice passages such as the Mädlerpassage, one of the oldest one in the city and home to many ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Leipzig – Clubbing with Goethe
Guide Location: Germany » Leipzig
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Thomaskirche   Mädlerpassage   Auerbachs Keller   Völkerschlachtdenkmal   Karl-Liebknecht Straße   The Leipzig Zoo   The Asisi Panometer   Opernhaus  
Author: Julian Schönfelder
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