Contemporary, Leipzig is a large industrial and commercial centre in the Eastern Germany. In the city you may visit and enjoy one of the first railway hubs available. Then, there used to be the largest railway station in Europe. Bearing some hundred of years of tradition, Leipzig is an important culture and science centre, and therefore, the largest university in Europe was founded here. The city has been renowned for two historical sacral buildings, St. Thomas church – Johann Sebastian Bach tomb is located. Nearby the building, a museum commemorating this prominent composer life and music was founded something that you can’t skip on your plan. In the enchanting old town area a XVI century old Town Hall was located – contemporary it hosts The City History Museum – the Cloth Hall, and the Royal House nearby. Leipzig also hosts, erected in 1878, Zoo Garden. In the area of 23 hectares, tourists may see over 900 species of animals. Leipzig holds the renowned Leipzig Fairs, exhibition and congress centre.
Train to Leipzig
Leipzig Hauptbahnhof is the main train station in the city. It provides ICE, IC, EC train services. The city is within reach of all the parts of the country. The ICE trains takes you straight to Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Erfurt, Munich or Dresden, and IC services will take to Hannover or Dortmund.
How to book train ticket online
The train tickets online for polish and european railway connections as well as timetables may be acquired on PolishTrains.eu
- Old Town Hall
- New Town Hall
- The Royal House
- St. Thomas Church
- Monument to the Battle of the Nations
- St. Nicholas Church
- Mendelssohn’s House