Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

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Date: 07.07.2015

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Bach-Fest auf dem Augustusplatz; Foto: LTM-Schmidt

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Welcome to Leipzig

Leipzig is not only famous because of its long trade fair tradition but also because of its multifaceted music and cultural scene. Owing to its unique system of passageways, the historic city centre exudes a distinctive flair. Stylish boutiques and top department stores invite visitors to shop and stroll.

Most of the city’s sights are located within walking distance, e. g. the Old Town Hall, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church, diverse museums and galleries. Cultural enjoyment is among others provided by the Gewandhaus, the Leipzig Opera or the world-famous St. Thomas Boys Choir.

What are you up to?



Listen to the music
Eat and Drink
Go Shopping
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Get the Leipzig Travel App

Leipzig Travel App Screenshot
The city app for Leipzig is now available for download for all Android and Apple users in the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
Whether you're planning your trip from home or looking for practical information after you've arrived - the Leipzig Travel App has it all: events calendar, information on city tour providers, shopping addresses, Leipzig's bar districts and much more. GPS-linked maps showing you all the nearby attractions make it easy for you to decide what to do next.

Bachfest Leipzig

Bachfest Leipzig © Gerd Mothes
»So glorious you stand, dear city«
Leipzig’s biggest music festival with 75,000 visitors and more than 100 events at authentic places.
Renowned artists from all over the world can be heard from June 12 to 21 performing at authentic sites in and around Leipzig. The Bachfest Leipzig will be joining in the celebrations surrounding the millennium of this first documentary record of Leipzig.

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Hidden Leipzig

Hidden Leipzig Cover
+++ NEW: available as App +++

The special attitude towards life in Leipzig is difficult to describe. We'll make it simple:
with 143 specific tips from off the beaten track.
Come with us, meet friendly locals, discover scene secrets and visit magical places!
Leipzig loves its guests!
Visit the website or download the app in the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
Hidden Leipzig

Klassik airleben

The Gewandhaus orchestra will be performing at the Rosental Park Concerts on 10th and 11th July 2015 in the open-air to celebrate the end of the concert season – with friendly support from Porsche Leipzig.

On the programme
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy´s symphony cantata "Lobgsang" and Opera highlights by Bizet, Wagner, Dvořák, Verdi or Puccini.
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Luther Way in Saxony

Foothold of the Reformation

Luther way in Saxony; photo: LTM-Schmidt
The Luther Way in Saxony is an invitation to visit the places of work of Martin Luther and other Reformers, for example in Leipzig, where, in 1519, the famous Leipzig disputation had been held. In 1539 Luther delivered the celebratory sermon in St. Thomas Church to ring in the Reformation.
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New Mendelssohn House

Unique interactive features

Since 2014, the new, extended Mendelssohn House is open in Leipzig with a completely new floor. It’s the world’s only Mendelssohn museum. New interactive features include an audio-video library, a rotating paternoster cabinet and the unique "Effektorium".
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Leipzig Music Trail

A Musical Trail

On the Leipzig Music Trail - Stainless steel inlay onto the pavement, Photo: LTM-Schmidt
Leipzig has a concentration of authentic famous composer's homes and workplaces that is unique in the world. The aim of Leipzig's Music Trail initiative is to make this treasure visible and tangible. Leipzig Music Trail connects 23 of the most significant music sites in the city centre.
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Leipzig Card Varianten
The LEIPZIG CARD offers the best way to explore and travel within Leipzig. It's available as a 1 or 3 day pass for both individuals and families.

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Leipzig Podcasts

Close your eyes and open your ears ...
Get ready to be taken on an acoustic journey and experience Leipzig in a different way for once.
More information and more Podcasts
Leipzig Podcast: Introduction (mp3 9.8 MB)
Leipzig Podcast: Shopping in Leipzig (mp3 7 MB)

How to get there

ICE im Leipziger Hauptbahnhof, Foto: LTM-Schmidt
Leipzig is a long - established transport and communications hub. Leipzig provides a wide range of options for getting to the city: by car, by rail and by air.
Getting to Leipzig

Tourist Information

Tourist Information; Photo: LTM-Schmidt
Do you have questions or are you looking for something? Call us, email us or visit our tourist information centre. Our team will happy to assist you!
Leipzig Tourist Information