Leipzig - Sightseeing

Leipzig - Sightseeing

The visitor of Leipzig of the city center are often more than surprised of the beauty of Leipzig. Within fewer years the old Renaissance and buildings of art nouveau of the venerable fair city in all its beauty were restored. Nearly all objects of interest of Leipzig can be explored by the way marvelously to foot, not least, because erholsame green belts pull the city through.

Altes Rathaus

Altes Rathaus
One of the most beautiful German Renaissance city halls. Build 1556/ 1557 through for the former mayor Hieronymus Lotter in only nine months construction period.


ARENA Leipzig
11 May 2002 was an important day for the Leipziger sport. With the official opening has Leipzig general-purposesport-resounds a building, which corresponds to the standards for international sportwettkaempfe and a modern high speed training. The ARENA Leipzig is a complex from three sport resounding: * one meeting-resounds (leichtathletik and kinds of ball haven), * to a 3-Felder-Allgemeinsporthalle for training, match, training and association sport * as well as a Judohalle with four Judoflaechen. Discover the garb house to Leipzig as your area for classical music, large shows and small tours, for international conferences and regional meetings, for professional congresses and scientific conferences.


After "to drey the Schwanen", the concert hall in the garb house, which became new concert hall in the music quarter and the interim solutions after 1944 on 8 October 1981 the "third" garb house at the Augustusplatz open.

Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

The Leipziger main station applies with its 24 platforms as one of the largest head stations of Europe. It is the turntable of the Leipziger of city center traffic and the central East German of close and long-distance traffic. It has a passenger arising from daily 150,000 commuters, travelers and visitors.


The Thomanerchor came out more than 800 years ago from the God-official art practice at the former Augustiner Chorherrenstift and today abroad the in and very estimated.


The city - and parish church pc. Nikolai - pc. Johannis is of Leipzig largest church. From age the church music was closely connected by pc. Nikolai with the neighbour church pc. Thomas. Although the Nikolaikirche was considered as the main parish church of Leipzig, she possessed no own Kantor nevertheless.

Zoologischer Garten
The zoo Leipzig is one of the recommendations in the zoo range in Germany - at the latest since the lion savannah, which were opened world-wide largest plant for anthropoids "Pongoland" and the lip bear ravine.



Largest building of monuments of Europe with a prospect platform in 91 m height, which is to be erklimmen over 364 stages. It was established at historical place to the 100-years memory of the people battle 1813.

Leipzig - Culture

Leipzig - Culture

Museums and Galleries
The mental wealth and the cultural variety from once are reflected today also in the Leipziger museums with their important collections again. A large inheritance, whom to this city the proud citizens left once. And a large chance for the future of the culture city Leipzig.

Museum of the forming arts
Gallery for Zeitgenössische art
City-historical museum
German Bibliothek


Music - Leipzig loves music
Leipzig can refer to a singular musical tradition: Here Johann Sebastian brook, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert and Clara Schumann worked and received here the Richard wagner born in Leipzig its musical training. Also today in Leipzig music history is written: Whether in the garb house, in the Thomas church or in the opera - in the music city world-famous ensembles inspire their public. Here music lives...


Opera Leipzig
Brook celebration Leipzig garb house to Leipzig opera. The opera Leipzig is offering one over 300jaehrigen opera tradition the secondaryoldest German music stage, to which inheritance Richard of wagners commits, and again and again events of European dimension.


Literature - Leipzig reads
Leipzig is a city with a long tradition in the range of the printed word. 1481 developed here the first printed book and 1650 appeared here the first daily paper of the world. Once of Leipzig was coined/shaped identity completely substantially by the successful publishing house and printering nature.

House of the book German
Literaturinstitut Leipzig
Leipziger book fair


Leipziger Messe

Leipziger fair
The Leipziger fair is the "Mother of all fairs"
- 1996 opening of a new fairground
- 1997 500 years imperial fair privilege
- beside that car mobile international and the Games Convention
- the Leipziger book fair is particularly successful.
Guidance saying "fairs after measure".

Leipzig - Nightlife

Leipzig - Nightlife


At night awake in Leipzig of the city without Speerstunde - a multiplicity of theatres, Kaberetts, the opera, the garb house and above all the innumerable taverns, cafe, Pubs, discotheques and Nightlife.


Lucca Bar

Club 21


Passage Kinos

Leipzig - Shopping

Leipzig - Shopping

Shopping andd more
From A such as Antique shops to Z such as zoo action business and fashion shops invite to strolling, purchase and staying. For the Leipzig visitor there are straight in the city center a set of noblen specialist shops, which in the large passages a worthy Ambiente found.

Mädler Passage

Mädler Passage



From A such as second-hand bookshop to Z such as zoo action business and fashion shops invite to strolling, purchase and staying. For the Leipzig visitor there are straight in the city center a set of noblen specialist shops, which in the large passages a worthy Ambiente found.



Main station Leipzig
One of the largest European head stations and with the "main station promenades" most modern Shopping -, service and service center.

Leipzig - Leisure Activities

Leipzig - Leisure Activities

Oper Leipzig

Leipzig offers a large number of different sporty leisure activities.

Whether moving, milling, Joggen, Radeln or riding in parks and Auenwald, Skaten or climbing on of Leipzig sport - and leisure places. Leipzig local recreation areas offer a quantity alternation and hold for nearly everyone a challenge ready.


Jogging / Walking in the rose valley
Inlineskating / Skateboarding in the Clara Zetkin park
Cycle racing - trip into the hollow valley
Football, indoor football
Climbing indoor climbing in Leipzig

Water ski driving / Wakeboarding at the Kulkwitzer lake
Sport swimming of ideals conditions at the Cospudener lake
Paddle / rudders on the "Weißen Elster"
Segeln / Windsurfing / Kiteboarding at the Cospudener lake
Dipping sport at the Cospudener lake
Wildwasserkanufahren / Rafting / Hydrospeeding in the Kanupark Markkleeberg

Sachsentherme - Sauna and Swimming

Freizeitpark Belantis Belantis