The region of Leipzig in Germany is a great place to spend a weekend. Leipzig has as its center a market square that is populated by a number of cafes, a perfect way to people watch and get a feel for the area. Thomaskirche had the distinction of being the church that Bach played the organ in and displays memorials to the artist. Leipzig is an attraction due to Bach festivals that celebrate his influence. Music lovers may also want to visit the Schumann House. In Leipzig, explore the Stasi Museum’s contributions by telling visitors about local history during the cold war. Other noteworthy amenities include the Leipzig airport and the train station which make getting to and around the city simple and convenient.