City of Leer
Since the local Bünting-group is one of East Frisia’s main tea producers, East Frisia’s third biggest city is well known among lovers of East Frisian tea. The picturesque old town is considered to be the most valuable of the whole region. Leer has four castles, numerous community centers and churches from different centuries. Because of its harbor, Leer has been characterized by trade for centuries. Moreover, Leer is considered to be one of Germany’s biggest locations for shipping companies. In addition, Leer pertains as East Frisia’s most important shopping city. Leer can be seen as a junction connected to the road and rail network. Because of its location, Leer is often referred to as the gate of East Frisia.