At the junction of the Pleisse and Weisse Elster rivers, in the Saxon lowland, sits the city of Leipzig with a population of over 500,000. When spending a weekend, Leipzig visitors soon discover that Leipzig is very well known for its trade fair and university. Many Leipzig hotels and Leipzig cheap hotels are located both downtown and in the quieter suburbs. EasyToBook.com is an efficient way to locate luxurious hotels in Leipzig or even the discount hotels Leipzig has for travelers on a budget.
The imposing Battle of the Nations Monument built in 1898-1913 has an observation platform 91 meters high and built to commemorate the Battle of the Nations' one hundredth anniversary. Laid out in 1556, the Naschmarkt is a quiet little square behind the Old Town Hall used for social events. No visit to Leipzig would be complete without a visit to the University’s famed botanical garden, which started as a medicinal plant garden in 1877 but almost destroyed during World War II. Today it features well over nine thousand plants.