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Christmas Market Leipzig

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M as in Moritz Bastion

M as in Moritz Bastion The Moritz Bastion was built between 1551 and 1554 and was named after Moritz, Elector of Saxony. It is the only preserved medieval city fortification in Leipzig. During the Seven-Years-War (1756 – 1763) the buildings lost its military function. It served as storage for trade goods and as workplace for book printers and bell founders. From 1796 onwards, the Moritz …

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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. Whenever the trade fair took place entertainment was offered as …

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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 make room for a shopping mall. On the closed track …

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G as in Gohlis Palace

G as in Gohlis Palace Caspar Richter, a Leipzig merchant and architect, commissioned the building as a summer palace in 1756. The land belonged to his wife, Christiana Regina Richter. The merchant died before the palace was finished – the construction took longer than anticipated due to the high payments he had to make during the Seven Year´s War. Christiana Regina remarried and the interior …

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The Battle of Leipzig / Battle of the Nations

The Battle of Leipzig / Battle of the Nations The battle was fought from October 16th – 19th 1813 in Leipzig between a coalition of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against France on the other side. The coalition was led by the Russian Tsar Alexander I and the battle ended in a decisive loss for Napoleon and his army. It was the largest battle in …

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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 just four month later the park was opened to the …

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ER-TI GmbH – Business Englisch Einzelkurs

ER-TI GmbH - Business Englisch Einzelkurs Wir heißen die Firma ER-TI GmbH herzlich Willkommen zu einem Business Englisch Einzelkurs bei Leipzig Englisch. Der Kurs steht ganz im Sinne der Kommunikation im Berufsalltag - dazu gehören grundlegende Kenntnisse wie schriftliche und mündliche Kommunikation am Arbeitsplatz, wie E-Mails verfassen, Telefonieren, an Meetings teilnehmen oder Small Talk. Der Unterricht konzentriert sich aber auch auf spezifisches Vokabular  für die …

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B as in Bundesverwaltungsgericht

B as in Bundesverwaltungsgericht The Bundesverwaltungsgericht (Federal Administrative Court) is one of the five federal supreme courts of Germany. They are responsible for cases of administrative law, generally disputes between citizens and the state. They sit in the former Reichsgericht (Imperial Court of Justice) in Leipzig. The Bundesverwaltungsgericht was established on September 23 1952. The building is the result of a competition in 1885 and …

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