Palais Sonnenschein

Hans-Driesch-Str 52, Leipzig, Saxony, 04179, Germany | Hotel
 

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A Different 4th

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... Church) which is a memorial to the thousands of Russian soldiers who died in the Battle of Nations in 1813. The interior is incredibly stunning, but unfortunately no photography is allowed. This led to a series of additional, related memorials. The impressive and massive Völkerschlachtdenkmal. I must thank a friend at home for pointing out that it was designed by Bruno Schmitz who also designed the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. The monument in Leipzig was completed in ...

BMW--Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner....and others

A travel blog entry by travelink

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... which was founded by Felix Mendelssohn, the birthplace of Richard Wagner and where he studied music and lived for the early part of his life, it is where Johann Wolfgang von Geothe studied law and there are memorial statues to both he and Friedrich Schiller in the city. There are also many museums, theaters and other musical events here on a regular basis. So I will not suffer from a lack of entertainment options.

Monday I made a trip to the nearby grocery to stock ...

Day 5: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Not a whole lot happened today. Most museums closed, so I spent lots of time in bookstores and poking around. I did go to the Stasi-Museum, which was interesting and not what I expected. It was very grass-roots, including hand-lettered signs on cardboard. Again, part of the unequivocally critical take on the ...

Day 4: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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A full day today! First I went to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig! and I was blown away! What a terrific museum. I spent all my time in the "Moderne Zeiten" part of the exhibit, which covered about the last two hundred years of Leipzig's history. The information about the "peaceful revolution" (the protest demonstrations in Leipzig that started the end of the GDR in fall 1989) we're really moving. Next: ...

Day 3: Leipzig

A travel blog entry by alliemhill

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Got to Leipzig around 1:00 p.m. and dropped my suitcase at the hotel. From there I went to the Baumwollspinnerei, which is now a complex of galleries, studio spaces, and design/marketing companies. It was neat to be there, after having studied some of the artists from the Neue Leipziger Schule. I wasn't super excited about any of the art I saw, but ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Alt-West area of Leipzig, is near Auerbach's Keller, Opernhaus, Museum im Stasi Bunker, and Bofimax.
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