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04229 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Zentrum)
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Ranked #8 of 70 attractions in Leipzig
Description: Künstlicher Wasserlauf, ehemald zu Industriezwecken genutzt. Heute ausschließlich Naherholung.
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Leipzig, Germany
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

The canals are the most unique part of Leipzig. It's located in Plagwitz district between some old warehouses. It's still a bit underrated, it's not even mentioned in some tourist guides, which I don't understand. You can take a boat trip, or rent a small boat for a day, and discover the canals and the lakes nearby. There are some... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We booked a tour online and spent about an hour on the Karl-Heine-Kanal on a small wooden boat. I wish we had booked a longer tour - it's so lovely and easygoing. Apparently, Leipzig has more bridges than Venice does. The Karl-Heine-Kanal is likely to become more touristy in a couple of years, but at the moments it appears not... More

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