Leipzig Top 12 Attractions


    St. Nicholas Church

    The St. Nicholas Church has long been one of the most famous in Leipzig, and rose to national fame in 1989 with the Monday Demonstrations when it became the centre of peaceful revolt against communist rule.
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    Museum of Fine Arts

    Leipzig's Museum of Fine Arts reopened in its new purpose-built centre in December 2004. The collection consists of 3,500 paintings, 750 sculptures and numerous graphic works by artists such as Neo Rauch, Lucas Cranach and Claude Monet.
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    Leipzig Zoo

    Leipzig Zoo can be viewed as a zoo for the 21st century; with a well-established breeding programme and continual investment in both animal welfare and visitor experience. New facilities include the Gondwanaland where you can travel by river through a fascinating tropical landscape the size of two football pitches.
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    Bach Museum

    The museum presents the life and works of Johann Sebastian Bach and his family in an interactive multimedia exhibition. One of the highlights is the treasure room, where original Bach manuscripts and other precious items are on display.
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    St. Thomas Church

    The St. Thomas Church dates back to the 12th Century. It was here in 1409 that the University of Leipzig was founded. From 1492 to 1496, the church had the form of a late Gothic hall church. It was also here in 1539 that Martin Luther preached the implementation of the Reformation. For the last 800 years, the St. Thomas Boys Choir has been singing here.
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    Battle of the Nations Monument

    The Monument to the Battle of the Nations is a huge colossal monument that dominates the skyline in Leipzig. The monument commemorates Napoleon's defeat at Leipzig and was commissioned in 1871. It is said to stand on the spot of some of the bloodiest fighting where some 600,000 people lost their lives.
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    Mendelssohn Haus

    The Mendelssohn House is the only remaining private address of the outstanding musician Felix Mendelssohn. It has been carefully restored to what it looked like when the composer lived there, and displays original sheets of music and water colours painted by Mendelssohn himself.
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    Belantis

    Belantis is an adrenalin-fuelled world tour full of adventure and the largest theme park in eastern Germany. Located just south of Leipzig and on the right of the A38 as you head out of town, you cannot miss the largest pyramid in Europe.
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    Mädler Passage

    Possible the most beautiful and without doubt the most famous of all shopping arcades in Leipzig is the Mädler Passage. This architecturally stunning arcade was built in 1912 to 1914 and replaced the former "Auerbachs Court," constructed by Heinrich Stromer von Auerbach.
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    Old Town Hall

    The Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) is one of the most beautiful renaissance buildings in Germany built in 1556. It went under substantial reconstruction between 1905 -1909 to house the Leipzig Museum of City History.
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    Cotton Mill

    Home to the "New Leipzig School", the site has ten galleries, a communal arts center, and over 100 artists such as Neo Rauch, Jim Whiting, Aris Kalaizis, and Matthias Weischer have studios here.
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