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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, Leipzig

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Train enthusiasts will enjoy Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, the world's largest railway station (by floor area). Its 24 platforms are the hub of the Central German S-Bahn-system. Railroad buffs and those with an interest in Cold War Germany should head for the display of DR locomotives. Pick up some gifts or a treat for yourself at one of the station's many stores. You'll find plenty of places to get a bite to eat in this architecturally impressive building. To visit Hauptbahnhof Leipzig and get the most from your holiday in Leipzig, create itinerary details personal to you using our Leipzig trip builder.
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  • Leipzig Hbf would very nicely rebuilt and has a great shopping arcade at 2 levels. There are all kinds of shops and the physical well-being of also not neglected. Regional provider can be found here.
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  • Leipzig Hauptbahnhof is the central railway stationin Leipzig. The size of 83460 m² makes it the world's largest railway station measured by floor area. It has 19 overground platforms housed in six ir...  more »
  • Leipzig Central station is an impressive building, both the size and the appearance. As we arrived by train, we first experienced this wonderfully restored building from the inside. There's to bypass many shops & shopping to the possible wait time. The true dimensions of the building are only aware of one after leaving, because you back pretty far for a photo must :-)
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  • Great station, very nice and organized, don't worry if you have to wait a long time for the next train, you can find everything there and have a nice time.
  • Long waiting hours :( don't worry here you can entertained and can hangout round the clock!
  • Wow this is the most beautiful train station I have ever seen! Really beat the other ones out of water.
  • A true marvel being the biggest railway station in Europe! Lots of food options and even just to walk around the underground mall is good fun.
  • Huge, everything you will ever need in yiur whole life is there...

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The Altstadt, or Old Town, district is full of hotels that offer immediate access to major sites and cafes. The Eastern and Southern districts are a reflection of the town's rich literary history and also provide easy access to the main tourist sites. Accommodations in the Northern district are more affordable and have easy access to the Gohliser Schlösschen palace and the city zoo.
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