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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

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Address: Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Underground expansion has made it better

We flew into Leipzig airport and took train into town; a quick 14 min ride. Arrived underground in the new portion of the Hauptbahnhof - a great addition that makes for easier... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2015
oldranger81
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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

We flew into Leipzig airport and took train into town; a quick 14 min ride. Arrived underground in the new portion of the Hauptbahnhof - a great addition that makes for easier access to other part of the city. Quick and efficient access; great service and the added bonus of having a complete shopping center inside the Bahnhof.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Leipzig Hauptbahnhof is the world's largest railway station in terms of floor area. It really is amazing to look at and in addition there are two floors underneath the main part of the station and these two floors make up the shopping centre with a vast array of shops and places to eat. There are a couple of supermarkets (Aldi... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

One of Germany's great train stations. Lovely old building with character and so huge. Much of it now a clean modern shopping centre

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Thank Mark M
Leipzig, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

It is a really beautiful Hauptbahnhof - Main Station. Full of history and beauty. Is also a complete shopping center, with stores and a Rewe Supermarket that works even on Sundays - normally all the markets are closed on Sunday in Germany.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

There are lots of shops of which many are open until 22:00 during the week! Great place to go grab something quick to eat while touring the city.

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Mainz, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

There are a lot of different cafés and shops in the Bahnhof. But if you are looking for a toilet, there is no toilet at Starbucks.There is one outside though but they will charge you 1€ for it. There is also a shower which I have never seen at a German train station before! (7€) Otherwise just a regular German... More 

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Bad Homburg, Germany
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

I`ve been to Train stations in Frankfurt, New York Manhattan, Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Lissbon, Prague, Warsaw, Vienna, Rome, Copenhagen, London etc but this Train Station is Special - ist a huge building of the time of the German emperor Wilhelm II, in classicistic style, an end-terminal, just opposite to the old town of Leipzig, has different Levels... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

One of the most beautiful main station in Germany I guess. It is modern, clean and full of shops, bars and restaurants (I mean like Subway, Pizza Hut, McD, KFC and so on). Really nice to spend time before your travel.

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Vermont, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This train station has a lot for the traveler to do while waiting between trains. It includes a multi level shopping mall with many stores and eateries, and even fun for kids. Children can rent stuffed horses which actually move along and the child bounces upon the saddle! Some big ones for big people, too!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Very nice building. Lots of shops. Good location for centre of town. Good bus and tram connections. A few restaurants and ice ream shops

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