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04229, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Beautiful and enjoyable

The canal is very beautiful and a pleasant place for a stroll. There are some old industrial... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Phi S
Bangkok, Thailand
via mobile
Nice trip through the old industry part of Leipzig and the nature

It is one of the slower ways to enjoy the city by a guided boat tour, canoe by yourself or you can... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Oli K
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Künstlicher Wasserlauf, ehemald zu Industriezwecken genutzt. Heute ausschließlich Naherholung.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
29 Apr 2017
“Beautiful and enjoyable ”
18 Jan 2017
“Nice trip through the old industry part of Leipzig and the nature”
04229, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The canal is very beautiful and a pleasant place for a stroll. There are some old industrial buildings here, which have been restored and renovated. They are now being used as offices, shops, restaurants or private residences.

2  Thank Phi S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is one of the slower ways to enjoy the city by a guided boat tour, canoe by yourself or you can walk the canal, here you can view some hotspots in the southwest and west. You see some nice old factory buildings from the...More

1  Thank Oli K
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We loved this trip along the winding canals that intersect the city of Leipzig. We rented a 4 person canoe from Franziskaner for about 40 Euros for the day (5 hour trip) and stopped at a lovely restaurant for lunch.

2  Thank jamesbaldwin62
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The weather was beautiful so the whole experience was improved with the weather.It took us a little bit to find place.Nice area to wait for cruise.We were out for about an hour and tea,coffee and soft drinks were provided. Down side was that guide spoke...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A very clever adaptation for housing of an old industrial area. The river really adds to it and we saew some gondloiers while we were there!

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Worth the visit to have a view on the recent evolution of plagwitz and Leipzig in general! You can take a small boat and have a guided tour or do it with a canoe if you are more sporty!

1  Thank ZyrilB
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Renting a small boat and exploring the Kanal alone or with someone else is a great experience. Beeing in the Kanal you can see Leipzig from totally other angle.

Thank Victor T
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I was travelling with someone who is disabled - but there was no problems no raised eyebrows or choas when we arrived at the start point of our journey. The driver (piolt/captain) of the boat was joval when he relayed imformation around the Karl-Heine- Kanal....More

1  Thank suzanne h
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Don’t assume, from the previous reviews on this subject, that you can take a boat tour from this canal. That’s what we did one Sunday in June 2015 (as did a visitor from Vienna) and were we misled! We walked for miles, some of it...More

2  Thank Peter d
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We came from Sachsenbrücke direction to Sächsischen Bildungsagentur and then took parallel street where Karl-Heine-Kanal begins. I'm not sure where we ended but we just took a glimpse of Baumwollspinnerei. We ended our stroll on Karl-Heine Street, it was already dark and the street was...More

Thank Anže A
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