This diverse city has a lot to offer with an outstanding history and a vibrant culture, making it a great destination for everyone. Besides the well known sights, a bus trip to Leipzig opens up a sea of opportunity with its zoo, opera house, the St. Nicholas church and the Monument to the Battle of the Nations - just a few of Leipzig’s countless attractions. Today, Leipzig’s city landscape has been prominently influenced by its history with countless buildings that you can visit when your bus arrives to this East German city. The city is also well known and very popular with its visitors for its diverse music scene and leisure facilities. Leipzig also offers an inexhaustible supply of culture and entertainment. Whether you want to explore, relax or learn, taking a bus to Leipzig allows each individual to make their own experience.
Place of interest in Leipzig
The Monument to the Battle of the Nations stands at a height of 91 meters making it the tallest monument in Germany. It commemorates the Battle of Leipzig and the victorious war of liberation against Napoleon Bonaparte in October 1813. The monument is accessible and after climbing 364 steps our bus passengers can experience an outstanding overview of the city.
The city’s parish church St. Nicholas, named after the holy St. Nicholas is a must-see when your bus arrives to Leipzig. After receiving the city and marketing rights in 1165 the construction of the church in its notable Romanesque style began. In addition to the St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas’ church is the most famous church in the city. Opposite St. Thomas’ Church you will find the Bach-Archive – ideal for the music lovers amongst our bus passengers. In 1950, on Bach's 200 year death anniversary, the archive of the composer was established. The Bach museum gives you an interesting insight into the life and work of Bach. The archive and museum can be found in the historical Bosehaus, one of the oldest buildings in the area of St. Thomas church and easily accessible by bus.
Culture and History of Leipzig
Leipzig’s city center has many opportunities to experience a touch of the city’s history and tradition. Well worth a visit, and very popular with tourists and travelers, is the German National Library. As well as the famous library, the music district of the city is full of impressive buildings from many eras and is the ideal location to sit back, relax and enjoy a break in one of the many cafes and restaurants before your bus leaves Leipzig!
Interesting Facts about Leipzig
The Leipzig Book Fair is one of Europe’s most important events of the year for book lovers and is a good enough reason to choose your bus travel to Leipzig. Next to Frankfurt’s annual book fair, which is the largest in Europe, the Leipzig Book Fair is one of the flagships of the German cultural landscape. You will not only get an exclusive first look at new books but it is also a popular meeting point for renowned authors and newcomers who give lectures and speeches to the book fair's visitors. When you travel by bus to Leipzig you should definitely visit the zoo! Leipzig’s zoo lies in the northwestern part of the city center and offers one of the widest varieties of animals throughout the whole of Europe. The zoo holds a total of 830 species amongst 9,400 animals, which are visited annually by more than two million visitors!
Your bus stop in Leipzig
Leipzig central station
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