Leipzig is a lively, cosmopolitan city with a 550-year-old tradition of trade and fairs. During the last few years Leipzig has changed considerably, recaptured its historical beauty and developed a modern, competetive infrastructure. Renowned cultural institutions, such as the Gewandhaus or the Thomanerchor form Leipzig's image as much as a diverse bar scene. Leipzig is a metropolis offering a high quaility of life.
Leipzig is situated in the east of Germany, in the north-west part of the Free State of Saxony.
Leipzig has a tradition of being a junction point for traffic. Having grown up as a trade-fair and commercial centre at the crossroads of two military and commercial routes, it is today more than ever a focus of traffic routes running in all directions. So there are numerous way to get to Leipzig ? by road, rail and air.