Leipzig is full of stunning buildings, but none are more beautiful than the breathtaking Alte Börse. Built in 1678-87 by ... More
Leipzig is full of stunning buildings, but none are more beautiful than the breathtaking Alte Börse. Built in 1678-87 by Christian Richter, the Alte Börse was originally used as a trading floor for merchants. The merchants are long gone, but the building is still used for a variety of events including concerts and balls. A statue of Goethe, Germany's greatest playwright, stands in front of the building as a memorial to his student days in Leipzig.
Europe's largest war memorial was erected in 1913 to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Völkerschlacht, the bloody battle
which took place between Saxon and Napoleonic troops in the latter years of the Napoleonic Wars. The memorial covers ...
The literal translation of pfeffermuhle is peppermill, the under appreciated, often overlooked kitchen appliance that adds a zesty and necessary
flavor to food. Why, you may ask, would a theater be named after this item? It's because the ensemble ...
Leipzig's Botanical Gardens already has a long history, as it has existed since 1542 in the form of a medicinal
garden. People come here to look at the amazing amount of plants (all systematically arranged according to their ecological ...
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