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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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Ranked #1 of 22 Shopping in Leipzig
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shopping
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shopping

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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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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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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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Melbourne, 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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Bangor, United Kingdom
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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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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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Istanbul
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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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