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Museums

Grassi Museum in Leipzig

Grassi Museum in Leipzig, Germany

At the Grassi Museum in Leipzig I learned a lot about the different peoples of India. The museum complex consists of a Applied Arts Museum, an Ethnography Museum and a Musical Instruments Museum.

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Cafés

Café Riquet in Leipzig

Storefront of Café Riquet in Leipzig, Germany

After a short walk through the snowy Leipzig I had a cup of coffee at Kaffeehaus Riquet. It was built in 1908/1909 by Paul Lange and offers a very stylish interior.

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Railways

Railcar SVT 137 225 in Leipzig

Railcar SVT 137 225 in Leipzig, Germany

While waiting for my connection train I came across this DMU (diesel multiple unit) dating back to 1935. Before WWII it was used as one of the first high speed trains in Germany. After 1945 the train depicted above (SVT 137 225) was used by the GDR government until 1975.

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Castles Directories

Castles in Saxony

Lichtenwalde Castle in Niederwiesa, GermanySaxony (Sachsen) is one of 16 states (Länder) of Germany.