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Leipzig, Germany

DDR Leipzig postage stamp

ABOVE: An old 70-Pfennig postage stamp. The engraving shows Leipzig's Old City hall and a Hochhaus or skyscraper from the GDR era.

Leipzig articles:
Leipzig Travel and Tourist Information
A 6-page visitor's guide with photos and Web links
Museum in der Runde Ecke
A museum and memorial in a former Stasi security HQ
Forum of Contemporary History
A museum about life and resistance in the GDR
Museum im Stasi-Bunker
An underground shelter for Leipzig's secret police
Monday Demonstrations of 1989
Launching the "Peaceful Revolution," and a history tour package
Auerbachs Keller
An underground tavern that was featured in Goethe's Faust
Gasthaus Barthels Hof
A restaurant in a 19th Century "trade show courtyard"
Hotel Fuerstenhof
A luxury hotel in an 18th Century banker's mansion

Photo copyright © Ray Roper.