The Land and its People
To visit Leuna means to be surprised of old views and new perspectives, of Stone Age, Romanesque and Bauhaus. Leuna, the habitation in the verdancy with a state of the art chemical site in direct neighborhood.
Leuna has a 6,000 years old settlement history. The historical garden city builds the core center of the today´s commune and was founded in the years 1917 to 1927. It is said to be one of the largest European garden city settlements and is the biggest memorial within the Saalekreis. Today the city presents itself as a consistent settlement area with a multifaceted urban planning of public buildings and the appeas of a small town.
„Everyone to his taste” - this familiar quotation of the great Prussian King Friedrich II is literally part of the air in this region. Wether merchant or student, realist or philosopher, beer-drinker or wine-lover, everyone gets his money´s worth and certainly does not miss out on anything.
Galleries and museums inspire the senses, delightful parks and medieval architectural monuments fascinate the beholder, outstanding libraries, ancient churches and cathedrals privide places of meditation. Countless street cafes and restaurants welcome you to stay for a while. Whether the G. F. Händel festival or Luther´s wedding, the cathedral of Merseburg, the historical theatre in Bad Lauchstädt or Europe´s longest saltwater Graduation works in Bad Dürrenberg - all of this awaits you to be discovered in less than 50 kilometers from Leuna.