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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

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Address: Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 4934 19612589
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All you need in one place

Besides being the main railway station, you can find anything you need in there , from a flower shop, clothing, shoes, Mc Donald's, burger King.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides being the main railway station, you can find anything you need in there , from a flower shop, clothing, shoes, Mc Donald's, burger King.

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Elmshorn, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

spectacular monument, showing how rail travel and demand created such a huge station. Similar to Milan Central station.

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Kenzingen, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our locker was blocked - we noticed 20 min before train departure! Within 5 minutes service came and unlocked it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to quiet many Hauptbahnhofs (Main Stations) in germany, added to the fact that every German person I know have told me that it's the nicest, biggest Main station in Germany. I can say this myself, It is a huge one ! Opened 101 years ago, connecting the north and south of the city now, Full of shops,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I really wish the US could establish the same sort of rail system found in Europe. Wonderfully efficient and quite comfortable. Leipzig's central station is a sight to behold and quite a pleasant traveling experience.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

One of the largest train stations we have ever seen. Spotlessly clean and well organized throughout. Travelers can easily transit the station between various train lines effortlessly. While waiting visitors and travelers can browse the multiple shopping levels within the facility. Amazing and worth the time to visit even if you're not traveling. Must see.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great place to spend some time shopping while waiting for your train. Or even just shopping if your not travelling. Three floors of shops and a large variety of restaurants make this a must stop if you are into shopping or just need something extra for your trip. I your visiting in the winter, be sure and ware warm clothes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Leipzig train station is close to the centre of the city there are some great shopping inside and there lots of taxes parked outside and you can pick up the ice train to most Germany city's

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

An excellent station that is just as much about the shopping as it is about the transport. There is a seamless integration of shops, ticket booths and trains. We have been to the Hauptbahnhof numerous times even just to shop and the bonus is the shopping is open on Sundays, uncommon in Germany.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Used train from airport to Central Leipzig. Much cheaper than taxi and simple to navigate. There is an information desk as you come out of airport to ask questions 're onward travel.

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