Destination Leipzig

Leipzig has been labelled the new capital of cool in Germany

Affordable and diverse

Leipzig, or better known now as “Hypezig” is one of the most affordable cities in Europe to live in. Boasting with a diverse art and music scene, great nightlife, and affordable living costs, Leipzig has been deemed to be the new capital of cool in Germany.

It is also the fastest growing city in Germany with many people relocating here and increasingly more businesses settling in and around the area. Leipzig is a very young and vibrant city with a student population of over 40,000 and an average age of residents being 42 years old.

The parks, woods, lakes, rivers and canals add to the high quality of life and make it easy to not only have fun whilst out and about around the city, but also to allow citizens to enjoy a balance between a cosmopolitan centre and calmer moments in nature. Furthermore, Leipzig is rich in history and attracts visitors from all over the world to be amazed by its architecture, museums and concerts.

Here are some facts about Leipzig:

  • Leipzig has more bridges than Venice 427 vs. 400
  • The old town hall was built in only 9 months
  • Europe’s largest train station can be found in Leipzig
  • Völkerschlachtdenkmal is the largest monument in Europe commemorating the Battle of Nations of 1813
  • Bach and Till Lindemann, Rammstein’s lead singer, were both born in Leipzig.
  • Leipzig’s Zum Arabischen Coffee Baum is the oldest surviving coffee house in Europe
  • Angela Merkel studied Physics in Leipzig