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Address: Augustusplatz, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49-341-710-42-60

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The new University building is stunning

The platz is interesting and lively but new university building is the real centre piece, stunning to look at

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2016
lizclare1
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The platz is interesting and lively but new university building is the real centre piece, stunning to look at

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Ayr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Beautiful square with the opera house as its focal point. Immediately in front a lovely fountain so relaxing to sit there while waiting for a performance or tram---the tram stop is right there so convenient --the Hauptbahnhof is just a short ride away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Ein Guter Treffpunkt! When the sun is shining, a coffee or beer on the steps of the opera makes for a great chilled place to sit!

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We went there to see Wagners' Ring... It was fabulous, breathtaking, grossartig!! Finaly I enjoyed Wagner!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Four nice buildings on a square is as good as most cities can boast: the austere Opera House, the DDR-style Gewandhaus concert hall, a modern crystal of a church, and one of Leipzig's Tyler skyscrapers

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Very nice cellar restaurant. Great food. Not too expensive. Try the local dark beer and the daily special!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

with a short walk from many of hotels located in city centre you will reach Augustusplatz where the Opera House and Gewandhaus is located. Recommended to visit on your trip to Leippzig.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

with interesting architecture around it, a mixture of ancient, stalinistic, highly modern. And very lively.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We overlooked this from our hotel. Came to life when a fruit and veg plus flower market set up. Nicely lit at night.

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

At Augustusplatz there's opera, gewandhaus concerthall and university building, which is very peculiar. At DDR there was old medieval church, which was detonated away, and ugly university campus built instead. Couple of years ago when it was time to rip off ruined university buildings new premises for university were built to mimic facade of church. Result, in gray stone, is... More 

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