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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
49 341 961 25 89
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Ranked #1 of 21 shopping in Leipzig
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a beautiful station, worth taking a train to Leipzig just to see it. Architectually it is stunning and the facilities are excellent. Lots of very good retail outlets to complement the beautiful structure.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The first impression of me was that it is so much beautiful. The first ground is like the dance floor for a ball.

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Ancona, Italy
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515 attraction reviews
653 helpful votes 653 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Whether you do any shopping or not, if you arrive or leave by train don't fail to pause to admire Leipzig's absolutely stunning Grand Central Station, especially the vast, high transept (for want of a better word), the foyer, and the facade. The people on the information desk in the middle of the transept, to the right of the top... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Leipzig train station is probably the most impressive one I've ever seen. It is very modern and in winter there is a Christmas market inside selling beautiful things.

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Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We were surprised because today, Nov 30th, santa claus arrived in deutschebahn train (there was a band inside the station). There is a great weihnachtsmarkt inside the station and also good stores!! Take some time to enjoy if you like these kind of programs.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Lots of shops in this which was once the biggest transit train station in Europe. There are plenty of places to get a bite to eat, two supermarkets, a post office and a huge electronics store, not to mention the multiple clothes stores, there are chocolate shops, souvenir shops, backers, cafe, ice cream parlours, phone shops, a carousel for kids... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

A huge and old building with distintive architeture, it is a landmark close to the historic downtown. Leipzig is such a beautiful city and its railway station add a special flavour to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The Hauptbahnhof has been raised (1910-1915) as a merger of the Dresdener Bahnhof (right part) and the Magdeburger Bahnhof. In the architecture and decoration they have embedded uniquely the cultural sensitivity of Sachsen/Dresden on one site, and the millitary disciplince of Preussen on the other site. Nice shopping center and not cold. The renovation architects end 1990's have been able... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Leipzig railway station is the largest 'head' station in Europe and therefore impressive to see. It is a must visit when going to Leipzig. But don't spend too long passing by the different shops inside it as there are many other things worthwhile in this ex-DDR city.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Visited Leipzig during the Christmas Market season and there were a ton of Christmas Market kiosks inside the multi-level shopping center under the train station. Train station is very effecient and clean - besides being one of the biggest in Europe, it is probably the best. Loads to do, great coffee houses & places to eat. Great modernization and use... More

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