Rackwitz
in Saxony, Germany

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.433 and 12.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 25' 59" and E 12° 22' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:43 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Berlin
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 8:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Discover Rackwitz

Rackwitz in Saxony with it's 3,118 citizens is a town in Germany about 87 mi (or 140 km) south-west of Berlin, the country's capital city.

Current time in Rackwitz is now 01:43 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Rackwitz, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Leipzig Halle Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz in a distance of 28 mi (or 46 km), North. We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Krostitz, Leipzig, Borsdorf, Lobnitz and Jesewitz. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1021.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

22°C (71 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

24°C (76 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

26°C (78 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

TRYP by Wyndham

Address
4,5 mi
Tauchaer Str. 260
04349 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sachsenpark-Hotel

Address
2,4 mi
Walter-Köhn-Str. 3
04356 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


NH Leipzig Messe

Address
2,1 mi
Fugger Str. 2
04158 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Novum Aviva Neue Messe

Address
3,4 mi
Zschortauer Str. 96
04129 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Papilio

Address
2,5 mi
Delitzscher Landstr. 100
04158 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 23:59
Weekend: 7:00 - 23:59


Residenz Leipzig Messe

Address
2,7 mi
Residenzstr. 43
04356 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:30 - 23:00


Amadeo

Address
4,8 mi
Georg-Schumann-Str. 268
04159 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


De Saxe

Address
5,3 mi
Gohliser Str. 25
04155 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00


Abtnaundorfer Park

Address
4,7 mi
Abtnaundorfer Str. 61
04347 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 18:00 (lunchbreak: 11:00 - 15:00)


Hotel Leipzig City Nord by Campanile

Address
4,7 mi
Wittenberger Str. 87
04129 Leipzig
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Großbrand im Recyclingzentrum Gewerbegebiet Hohenossig

Published: October 10, 2010
Length: 05:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Großbrand im Recyclingzentrum Gewerbegebiet Hohenossig.


Neue Messe Leipzig

Published: October 01, 2014
Length: 08:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Tunna

Aufstieg am Messeturm www.hubifotos.de.


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Published: June 21, 2012
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Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Tunna

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Published: April 07, 2013
Length: 30:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Tunna

Mit Segway und Zenmuse Bahn 9 abgefahren (Par 5 HCP 7 451m) www.hubifotos.de.


Züge in Leipzig Messe - Trainspotting 2013

Published: February 14, 2014
Length: 33:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BahnMax

Züge am Bahnhof Leipzig Messe. Unter anderem mit DR Doppelstockwagen, BR 204, BR 120, ICE 1 und T, BR 612, BR 101,... Im Video: DB Doppelstockwagen (2. Generation) mit BR 143 DB ...


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Published: October 15, 2012
Length: 33:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Lars Larsen


Kivic ONE demonstration for German press

Published: June 05, 2012
Length: 17:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KivicOne

Kivic staff is showing Kivic ONE's demonstration for German press at AMICOM 2012.


Golf Park Leipzig-Seehausen

Published: June 28, 2013
Length: 43:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Tunna

Überflug Bahn 3 www.hubifotos.de.


2. MEDANDSPORTS Spenden-Lauf 2014

Published: May 11, 2014
Length: 26:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dieter Merz

Am 10.05.2014 fand die zweite Auflage des MDANDSPORTS Spenden-Lauf 2014 auf dem Sportplatz des SV Eintracht Wiederitzsch in Leipzig/Wiederitzsch statt. Bei schönstem Frühlingswetter gingen.


Neujahrsgruß - Talent 2 mit Makro

Published: January 02, 2015
Length: 42:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BahnMax

Ich grüße alle Zuschauer auf meinem Kanal. Als Gruß gibt es einen Talent 2 (BR 442) mit Makro in Leipzig Messe. Dieser Ausschnitt ist ein Teil des kommenden Videos. Auch 2015 wird es wieder...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Battle of Breitenfeld (1631)

The Battle of Breitenfeld (German: Schlacht bei Breitenfeld; Swedish: Slaget vid Breitenfeld) or First Battle of Breitenfeld (sometimes First Breitenfeld and in older texts Battle of Leipzig), was fought at the crossroads villages of Breitenfeld {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51|24|N|12|20|E||| | |name= }}, Podelwitz {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51|24|N|12|23|E||| | |name= }}, and Seehausen {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51|24|N|12|25|E||| | |name= }}, approximately five miles northwest of the walled city of Leipzig on September 17 (new style, or Gregorian dating), or September 7 (by the older Julian calendar, in wide use at the time), 1631.

Located at 51.4, 12.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1631 in Europe, Conflicts in 1631, Battles of the Thirty Years' War

Leipzig Trade Fair

The Leipzig Trade Fair was a major fair for trade across Central Europe for nearly a millennium. After the Second World War, its location happened to lie within the borders of East Germany, whereupon it became one of the most important trade fairs of Comecon and was traditionally a meeting place for businessmen and politicians from both sides of the Iron Curtain.

Located at 51.3967, 12.4028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Leipzig, Trade fairs in Germany, Economy of East Germany, Visitor attractions in Leipzig

Leipzig Zoological Garden

The Leipzig Zoological Garden, or the Leipzig Zoo, was opened in Leipzig, Germany on June 9, 1878. It was taken over by the city of Leipzig in 1920 after World War I and now covers about 225,000 square metres and contains more than 2,000 animals of 500 different species. The zoo is internationally noted for its large carnivore exhibit. It has bred more than 2,000 lions, 250 rare Siberian tigers, and other carnivores like bears.

Located at 51.349, 12.369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Zoos in Germany, Buildings and structures in Leipzig, Visitor attractions in Leipzig

Games Convention

The Games Convention, sometimes called the Leipzig Games Convention and abbreviated as GC, was an annual video game event held in Leipzig, Germany, first held in 2002. Besides video games, the event also covers Infotainment, Hardware, and Edutainment. Its concept was created by the Leipziger Messe (Leipzig Fair) in cooperation with Bundesverband für Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware (German Federal Association for Entertainment Software) amongst others.

Located at 51.3967, 12.4039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Recurring events established in 2002, Video game trade shows, Trade fairs in Germany

Museum der bildenden Künste

The Museum der bildenden Künste is a museum in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. On 7,000 square meters of display area, 3,500 paintings, 1,000 sculptures and 60,000 graphical works are shown. It covers artworks from the Late Middle Ages to Modernity.

Located at 51.3422, 12.3756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Art museums and galleries in Germany, Museums in Leipzig, Art museums established in 1848, 1848 establishments in Germany, Buildings and structures in Germany destroyed during World War II

Leipzig Central Station

Leipzig Central Station (Leipzig Hauptbahnhof) is, at 83,460 m², the world's largest railway station when measured by floor area. It has 24 platforms housed in six iron trainsheds; a multi-level concourse with towering stone arches; and a 293 metre-long facade. It handles an average of 120,000 passengers per day. The station was opened in 1915 as a joint terminal for the Royal Saxon State Railways and the Prussian state railways.

Located at 51.3453, 12.3822 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in Saxony, Hauptbahnhof in Germany, Transport in Leipzig

Leipzig Book Fair

The Leipzig Book Fair is the second largest book fair in Germany after the Frankfurt Book Fair. The fair takes place annually over four days at the Leipzig Trade Fairground in the northern part of Leipzig, Saxony. It is the first large trade meeting of the year and as such it plays an important role in the market and is often where new publications are first presented.

Located at 51.3967, 12.4028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Leipzig, Trade fairs in Germany, Book fairs in Germany, Visitor attractions in Leipzig

Naturkundemuseum Leipzig

Naturkundemuseum Leipzig is a natural history museum in Leipzig, Germany. The museum contains the insect collection of Alexander Julius Reichert.

Located at 51.3449, 12.3709 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Natural history museums in Germany, Museums in Leipzig

Leipzig-Schönefeld

Schönefeld is a city quarter in the Northeast of Leipzig. Concerning administrative matters Schönefeld-Ost is a district of Leipzig, while the rest of Schönefeld, together with Abtnaundorf forms a district called Schönefeld-Abtnaundorf.

Located at 51.3583, 12.425 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Leipzig

Brühl (Leipzig)

The  Brühl is a street in Leipzig, Germany, just within the former city wall.

Located at 51.3428, 12.3783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Leipzig, Richard Wagner, Jewish German history, Fur trade

13th Panzergrenadier Division (Bundeswehr)

The 13th Panzergrenadier Division (13. Panzergrenadierdivision) is a mechanized division of the German Army. Its staff is based at Leipzig. The division is a unit of the German Army's stabilization forces and specialized on conflicts of low intensity and homeland defense. The division is Germany's permanent contribution to Multinational Corps North East.

Located at 51.3802, 12.3511 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Military units and formations established in 1990, Divisions of the Bundeswehr

Parthe

The Parthe is a river in Saxony, Germany, right tributary of the Weiße Elster. Its total length is 60 km. The Parthe originates in northern Saxony, between Colditz and Bad Lausick. It flows northwest through Parthenstein, Naunhof, Borsdorf and Taucha before entering the city of Leipzig. The Parthe joins the White Elster in northwestern Leipzig.

Located at 51.3608, 12.3422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Saale basin, Rivers of Saxony

Werbeliner See

Werbeliner See is a lake in Saxony, Germany. At an elevation of 98.0 m, its surface area is 4.5 km².

Located at 51.475, 12.3118 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Saxony

Schladitzer See

Schladitzer See is a lake in Landkreis Nordsachsen, Saxony, Germany. At an elevation of 104 m, its surface area is 2.18 km².

Located at 51.4403, 12.3381 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Saxony, Nordsachsen

Luna Park, Leipzig

Luna Park was an amusement park near Leipzig, Germany that existed from 1912 to 1932. It was built around the Auensee lake, a former gravel pit. The park featured a scenic railroad ride, a hippodrome, a dance hall, restaurants, and a public beach. Immensely popular prior to the onset of World War I, Luna Park's fortunes waned in the latter 1920s and early 1930s as the effects of the Great Depression encircled the world. The park ceased operating as a commercial enterprise on January 13, 1932.

Located at 51.37, 12.321 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1912 establishments in Germany, 1932 disestablishments, Amusement parks in Germany

BMW Central Building

The BMW Central Building Located in Leipzig, Germany was the winning design submitted for competition by Pritzker Prize winning architect, Zaha Hadid. The central building is the nerve center for BMW's new $1.55 billion complex built to manufacture the BMW 3 Series Vehicle.

Located at 51.4081, 12.4435 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Zaha Hadid buildings, Buildings and structures in Leipzig, Postmodern architecture, Modernist architecture in Germany, BMW, Buildings and structures completed in 2005

Seehausen, Leipzig

Seehausen is a northern district of Leipzig. In its district lies the new fairgrounds for the city. Including its villages and hamlets, Seehausen has 1967 residents (1997). The district includes the village with the land on which the new Leipzig fairgrounds and exhibition grounds are located (known as Sachsenpark), and the hamlets of Göbschelwitz, Hohenheida, Gottscheina and Neblitz.

Located at 51.4, 12.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Leipzig

Leipziger Parkeisenbahn

The Leipziger Parkeisenbahn (Leipzig park railway) is a 15 minimum gauge railway in Leipzig, Germany. The line is also known as the Parkeisenbahn Auensee. The Railway was first opened in 1951 as "Pioniereisenbahn", one of the children's railways in the former Eastern Bloc- Countries. The line of 1.9 kilometres goes around a lake called Auensee (formed in 1909, from a gravel pit, the material used to build Leipzig Central Station).

Located at 51.3708, 12.3191 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Transport in Leipzig, Narrow gauge railways in Germany, Visitor attractions in Leipzig, 15 inch gauge railways

Museum of Antiquities of the University of Leipzig

The Museum of Antiquities of the University of Leipzig (German: Antikenmuseum der Universität Leipzig) is a collection of antiques in Leipzig, Germany.

Located at 51.3414, 12.3783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1994, University of Leipzig, Museums in Leipzig, University museums in Germany, Museums of Ancient Rome, Museums of Ancient Greece, Decorative arts museums in Germany

Waldstraßenviertel

Waldstraßenviertel, is a neighbourhood in the north west of the centre of Leipzig in Saxony, Germany. It is considered as one the largest complete areas of Gründerzeit in Europe and is therefore considered of important cultural and heritage status. Many of its buildings are therefore protected or listed.

Located at 51.3492, 12.3552 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Leipzig, Neighbourhoods in Germany

Altes Theater (Leipzig)

The Altes Theater was the first theatre building in the German city of Leipzig. It was sited on Richard-Wagner-Platz.

Located at 51.3439, 12.3722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres in Germany, 1766 establishments, 1943 disestablishments, Buildings and structures in Leipzig

Kleine Luppe

Kleine Luppe is a river of Saxony, Germany.

Located at 51.3667, 12.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Saxony

Leipzig City Tunnel

The City Tunnel is a railway tunnel under construction for the city-centre S-Bahn in Leipzig with two tunnels with one track in each direction. It will link the Central Station with the two km distant Bayerischer Bahnhof (which is closed for the construction period). Construction began in July 2003. In March 2008, the first tube was structurally completed, the second in October 2008. The tunnel for the trains should be ready for the timetable change in December 2013.

Located at 51.3456, 12.3808 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway tunnels in Germany

German Central Library for the Blind

The German Central Library for the Blind (German: Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde), abbreviated DZB, is a public library for the visually impaired located in the city of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Its collection of 72,300 titles is amongst the largest in the German speaking countries. The institution consists of a lending library, a publishing house, and a research center for barrier-free communication. It also has production facilities for braille books, talking books, and braille music.

Located at 51.3447, 12.3664 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Leipzig, Public libraries, Libraries in Germany, 1894 establishments in Germany

Leipzig Jewish community

History[edit] Leipzig has historically been a centre for Jews. Already in the 1250s there is mention of Jewish life in Leipzig. Its central location attracted Jewish traders from all over Europe to the Trade Fair. However, the Jewish community as an officially state-recognised organisation was established only in 1847 and only by then Jews were allowed to settle in Leipzig without any restrictions.

Located at 51.3454, 12.3737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jews and Judaism in Germany, Leipzig

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Раквиц, Rackwitzi vald, 拉克维茨