Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Leipzig, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.6 km
Ascend 41 m
Descend 24 m

Explore Leipzig in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in LeipzigIndividual Sights in Leipzig

Sight 1: Bayerischer Bahnhof

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Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof is Germany's oldest preserved railway station, located in Leipzig, Germany, in the southeastern part of the district Mitte. The station was first opened in 1842 for the Leipzig–Hof railway by the Saxon-Bavarian Railway Company, later taken over by the Royal Saxon State Railways and operated as the Saxon-Bavarian State Railways.

Wikipedia: Leipzig Bayerischer Bahnhof (EN), Website

1004 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Botanischer Garten Leipzig

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The Leipzig Botanical Garden is a 3.5-hectare botanical garden maintained by the University of Leipzig and is located at Linnéstraße 1, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. It is the oldest botanical garden in Germany and among the oldest in the world, and open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Leipzig Botanical Garden (EN), Website

808 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Russische Gedächtniskirche

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Russische Gedächtniskirche Dirk Goldhahn / CC BY-SA 2.5

The St. Alexi Memorial Church of the Russian Honor is the Russian Orthodox Church in Leipzig, corner of Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 51a/Semmelweissstraße near the Deutsche Bücherei. It was built in 1912/13.

Wikipedia: Russische Gedächtniskirche (DE), Website

346 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Deutsches Buch- und Schriftmuseum

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The German Museum of Books and Writing in Leipzig, Germany, founded in 1884 as Deutsches Buchgewerbe-Museum, is the world's oldest museum of its kind, dedicated to collecting and preserving objects and documents as well as literature connected with the history of books, including paper, printing techniques, the art of illustration, and bookbinding. The museum is housed in a modern €60 million annex to the German National Library in Leipzig built in 2011.

Wikipedia: German Museum of Books and Writing (EN), Website

461 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Stadtarchiv Leipzig

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The Leipzig City Archives documents the history of Leipzig with documents in the form of documents, files, business books, newspapers and prints, maps and plans as well as photos and postcards since the Middle Ages. It is one of the most important municipal archives in Germany with its stocks. His tasks also include leading the city chronicle.

Wikipedia: Stadtarchiv Leipzig (DE), Facebook, Website


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