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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

Address: Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 961 25 89
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks

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

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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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129 reviews 129 reviews
74 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After a 9 hour journey from Rotterdam, and with great anticipation of what to expect from an Ex East German City. My first sight of Leipzig was the Railway Station a beautiful and impressive building with a unique feeling of old site station with over 22 platforms and a very clean and modern shopping centre with many shops of all... More 

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Olias del Rey, Spain
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I've been there several times, especially when I was living there, although I came back after some years and I saw that is even improved! Lot of shops, places to eat, entertainment and very clean and safe. I'd say is one of the best stations in Germany, in addition, now with the city tunnel crossing in the underground is even... More 

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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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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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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