Follow the footsteps of famous musicians and writers such as Bach or Goethe in Leipzig. The city of Leipzig with its Leipzig hotels was once the hometown of Bach and today enjoys an outstanding reputation for its classical music. Visitors find beautiful historical monuments and museums, a large number of cultural events and enjoyable attractions such as the famous zoo and the botanic garden. The Leonardo Hotel & Residenz Leipzig as a comfortable Leipzig hotel among several hotels in Leipzig
is located near the dynamic city centre of Leipzig and well connected to the exhibition centre “Leipziger Messe” which hosts well-known international fairs and events such as the Leipzig Book Fair.
Fairs & Events in Leipzig
Apart from well-known fairs such as the Leipzig Book Fair, the Auto Mobil International and the Games Convention Online which attract thousands of visitors every year, Leipzig offers a variety of fascinating events ranging from classical music festivals to fascinating sport events. Whether fair or sport event, the Leonardo Hotel & Residenz Leipzig as one of the Leipzig hotels is the perfect starting point.
The exhibition centre “Leipziger Messe” is one of the world’s oldest trade fairs and hosts about 120 international conventions and top-class events as well as 35-45 trade shows and exhibitions. With around 1.6 million international visitors, the “Leipziger Messe” is one of the most important exhibition centres in Germany.
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Shopping in Leipzig
Leipzig attracts shopping fans with over 45 shopping arcades, many of them situated in beautiful historical and refurbished courtyards such as the “Mädler Passage”. Discover the excellent shopping possibilities for every budget at the “Hauptbahnhof Promenaden Leipzig” one of the most modern shopping centres in Germany, which is easily accessible from all central hotels in Leipzig
Cuisine of Leipzig
Visitors find a great choice of restaurants and pubs, which offer international cuisine as well as local specialities such as the “Leipziger Allerlei”, a vegetarian dish with mixed vegetables. Most of the restaurants are located in the city centre and the historic Old Town area.
With more than two million passengers per year the Airport Leipzig covers all important international and national destinations. It is located 20 km from the city centre and is well connected to the Leonardo Hotel & Residenz Leipzig as Leipzig hotel.
Sightseeing near the Leonardo Hotels Leipzig
Battle of the Nations memorial
With a height of 96 m the “Battle of the Nations memorial” is the landmark of Leipzig. It was built to commemorate the battle against Napoleonic troops. After climbing the 364 steps, visitors enjoy a fantastic view over the whole city.
The “Altes Rathaus” is one of the most beautiful renaissance buildings in Germany and the Leonardo Hotel & Residenz Leipzig as Leipzig hotel is located only three kilometres away. It was built in 1556/1557 within only nine month and hosts a historical museum as well as a permanent exposition which portrays Leipzig’s history.
The Leipzig zoo is one of the oldest and most famous zoos in Germany. Among many highlights the zoo is home of the worlds largest ape park “Pongoland". Discover the tropical hall “Gondwanaland”, a large tropical park with adventurous tracks and exotic animals.
Auerbachs Keller has become world-famous from Goethe’s Faust. Today, visitors follow Goethe’s footsteps and taste the excellent cuisine of the restaurant. “Auerbachs Keller” is less than 4 km away from the Leonardo Hotels in Leipzig