Leipzig English

This part of the blog will be all about the city Leipzig. We will share knowledge, experiences and even give top tips for events, eating out and even jobs

K as in Kleinmesse Leipzig

K as in Kleinmesse Leipzig The Kleinmesse takes place twice a year for approximately one month in spring (April/May) and one month in autumn (September/October). It features carrousels, shooting ranges, autoscooter, food trucks and many more. Every Kleinmesse starts and ends with fireworks. The Kleinmesse has a close history with the trade fair in Leipzig. …

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H as in Hauptbahnhof Leipzig The central railway terminus in Leipzig is the world´s largest station measured by floor area. It handles an average of 120.000 people per day. The station has 19 overground platforms and two underground ones. After the German reunification the station was modernised and two basement levels were dug out to …

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C as in Clara-Zetkin-Park

C as in Clara-Zetkin-Park The Clara-Zatkin-Park is located on the edge of the Music district southwest of the city centre in Leipzig. It links the southern and northern part of the Auenwald. In 1955 the areas Scheibenholzpark, König-Albert-Park, Palmengarten and Johannapark were combined to form the Clara-Zetkin-Park. Ground-breaking ceremony took place in January 1955 and …

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Week in Review – Nazi Collaborator Deported, Wildlife Reserve and Edible Water

Nazi Collaborator Deported to Germany Jakiw Palij, the last known Nazi collaborator living in the US, was deported to Germany and arrived here on Tuesday morning earlier this week. He had lived in New York City these past decades until his past was revealed. Palij had worked as a guard in a Nazi forced labour …

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