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Leipzig is a city located in the east part of Germany. It has more than 550.000 inhabitants and is part of the State of Saxony. There are only 210 km to Berlin and near the city is the confluence of three major rivers. The Parthe, Pleiße and Weisse Elster are playing a vital role in the transportation infrastructure in the south part of the North German Plain.
When you travel to Leipzig, you will discover that the city has a long and interesting history. It was a major commercial center during the Holy Roman Empire, situated at the intersection of Via Imperii and Via Regia, two major trade routes. During the Middle Ages the city of Leipzig was a major culture and learning center, with astonishing achievements in music and printing. During the World War II the city was severely damaged by the Allies, but was reconstructed in a modern way after it. During the existence of the Communist German Democratic Republic the city becomes a major industrial powerhouse, but the culture begin to decline.
If you want to learn more about the role that Leipzig played in the fall of Communism in Germany just book cheap flights to Leipzig. After the reunification of Germany in 1990, the city took a major project to rebuild some historical landmarks and to improve its infrastructure. The city has many opportunities and institutions for recreation and culture, including the best zoo in Europe and a modern football stadium. In 2012, Leipzig was ranked 59th in the entire world as a livable city by the company Mercer.
If you choose flights to Leipzig you will be able to enjoy many nice and interesting places in this German city.
Located in the former old city, the Thomaskirche is the church where Sebastian Bach played the organ. The famous composer wrote the St. Mathew Passion and many other works during his stay in the city from 1723 until his death, which occurred in 1750. Inside you will find an exposition of old instruments, alongside memorials to Bach and his contemporaries. There's a small exhibition of old instruments inside. During some religious holidays, concerts are given in the church. During the Bach Festival, there are concerts inside the church with his masterpieces. We also have great deals for European destinations like cheap flights to Lyon
Because the city was a magnet for artist during the Baroque period, there are other things to see in the city. The Schumann House, situated on Goldschmidtstreet 12, is the place where Robert and Clara begin their marriage. Next to the house is the Bach Museum that displays many objects that were used by Bach. After visiting the museums you can relax at a coffee place on the same street.
If you want to learn more about the modern history of this city, just visit the Stasi Museum. Thus you will see how this instrument of terror was present in everyday life during the communist period. The Stasi was the internal security system that was spying almost everyone until the fall of the communism in the Eastern Europe in 1989. The museum displays several ways used by the Stasi to spy inside and outside Germany.
The city is full of coffee places, but you may find the coffee quite expensive. The prices start at 2 Euro and may go up to 5 Euro. There are many bars where you can taste the original German beer, alongside a snack. When it is about food, you can find everything you want. Beside the German cuisine, there are many places that serve Mediterranean food, Thai food, Greek food, Chinese food and Indian food. If you are in the mood for a good ice-cream, just go to Barfubgabchen, a small street that runs west from the Markt square. Dinner for two with beer and wine is around 50 Euros. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Leipzig, so book a ticket today to enjoy all these and more.