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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

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Address: Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 961 25 89

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No toilet at Starbucks!

There are a lot of different cafés and shops in the Bahnhof. But if you are looking for a toilet, there is no toilet at Starbucks.There is one outside though but they will charge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Mainz, Germany
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Mainz, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There are a lot of different cafés and shops in the Bahnhof. But if you are looking for a toilet, there is no toilet at Starbucks.There is one outside though but they will charge you 1€ for it. There is also a shower which I have never seen at a German train station before! (7€) Otherwise just a regular German... More 

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Bad Homburg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I`ve been to Train stations in Frankfurt, New York Manhattan, Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Lissbon, Prague, Warsaw, Vienna, Rome, Copenhagen, London etc but this Train Station is Special - ist a huge building of the time of the German emperor Wilhelm II, in classicistic style, an end-terminal, just opposite to the old town of Leipzig, has different Levels... More 

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Leipzig
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

One of the most beautiful main station in Germany I guess. It is modern, clean and full of shops, bars and restaurants (I mean like Subway, Pizza Hut, McD, KFC and so on). Really nice to spend time before your travel.

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Vermont, USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This train station has a lot for the traveler to do while waiting between trains. It includes a multi level shopping mall with many stores and eateries, and even fun for kids. Children can rent stuffed horses which actually move along and the child bounces upon the saddle! Some big ones for big people, too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Very nice building. Lots of shops. Good location for centre of town. Good bus and tram connections. A few restaurants and ice ream shops

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Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Wandering around the city we came across the Hauptbahnhoff. Quite impressive and big. Neat and has shops etc. Also comfortable toilets.

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Romanel, Switzerland
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36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

When it's cold and wet outside, this is a place to go! There are shops of every sort as well as reasonably priced eating places (but don't expect gastronomy here). There were also Christmas market stalls and a great band when we visited. Even on a Sunday it is animated.

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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Took a detour during a train trip to visit this massive station and was not disappointed. Wonderful structure and well looked after. Many shops and great restaurants.If your a railroad follower then this is a great place to be!

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

There is a large shopping area with all kinds of shops there for those who love shopping. Like in many other German places it was hard to find staff who spoke English or any information in English.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I am sure that others here will more eloquently describe its architectural significance and relative geo political importance compared to other iconic railway termini in Germany and wider continental Europe. All I can say is I really loved my visits to Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, its so atmospheric; look beyond the many 21st century retail and food outlets and let your imagination... More 

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