Once a major industrial hub of East Germany, Saxony is now trying to revive its economy through investments in technology and solar energy innovation, alongside traditional industries such as the auto sector. Leipzig, the state’s largest city, has a storied history in classical music: It's the birthplace of Richard Wagner, and Johann Sebastian Bach taught there.

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