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Augustusplatz or August Square in the webcam is the largest square of the German city of Leipzig in the federal state of Saxony. It is located on the eastern border of the historical center of Leipzig in the online camera. It got its name in honor of the first Saxon king. On the square in the live broadcast there are a number of landmark buildings, among them are: the main building of the university, the opera house and the Gewandhaus.
Leipzig on the air online is the largest settlement of the federal state of Saxony, which is located in the east of Germany.
In the city where the live broadcast is being conducted from, lived: Goethe, Bach, Schumann, Wagner, Mendelssohn. Leipzig in the web camera is famous for its operas and classical music concerts.
Among the attractions of the city of Leipzig in the online live camera stands out the Gothic Church of St. Thomas (Thomaskirche), built in the 14th century. It is famous all over the world for the boys’ choir, which was led by Johann Sebastian Bach for 27 years. In front of this religious monument stands the Bach monument and his museum. At 12 Goldschmitstrasse there is the house where the composer Felix Mendelssohn lived, and at 18 Inselstrasse there is the house of Robert Schumann.
From the historical point of view, the Church of St. Nicholas is very interesting. It is the largest and oldest church in Leipzig in this webcam. In addition, tourists enjoy visiting the building of the old town hall in the Renaissance style, built in the 16th century. Now in the building of the town hall there is a museum of the history of the city. Behind the town hall stands the baroque building of the Old Stock Exchange.
In Leipzig, where the live stream is coming from, there is also the famous Auerbach’s cellar thanks to Goethe.
Families with children traveling around the city in an online camera should visit the Leipzig Zoo with the largest aquarium in Europe.
One of the symbols of Leipzig in the web camera is the Monument to the Battle of the Nations, erected in memory of the famous battle of October 16-19, 1813, when Napoleon I Bonaparte was defeated by the allied armies of Russia, Austria, Prussia and Sweden.
Museums in Leipzig
Art lovers in the city with this online camera will be interested in the numerous museums of Leipzig. The most famous are the Grassi Museum, the Museum of Modern Art (Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst) and the Museum of Fine Arts (Museum Der Bildenden Kunste). The Naturkundemuseum is also worth a visit.
There is in Leipzig, whose center you see online, such unique museums as the Museum of the History of Psychiatry (Sächsisches Psychiatriemuseum) and the Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum coffee museum.
The most important events in Leipzig in the webcam are: Leipziger Messe International Fair (one of the oldest fairs in the world), Europe’s largest Gothic Music and Art Festival Wave-Gotik-Treffen.
The climate in Leipzig, shown in the webcam, is continental and fairly even throughout the year. Summer is warm and winter is cool. The best time to travel to Leipzig is from May to September. Weather forecast in Leipzig for 7 days is available on our website online.
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