Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

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Date: 05.12.2016

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Christmas Market

Christmas Market, Photo: LTM/PUNCTUM
Every year the people of Leipzig and visitors to the city flock to soak up the Christmas cheer and browse the lovingly decorated market stalls with their quality hand-crafted produce. With more than 250 twinkling stalls embedded harmoniously in the historic centre, Leipzig Christmas market is not only one of the oldest but also one of the largest Christmas markets in Germany.

Leipzig Christmas Market is open from 22 November through 23 December 2016.

 
 
 
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Kunstkraftwerk

Hundertwasser Experience, Photo: Kunstkraftwerk
Hundertwasser Experience is the name of the new masterpiece by the Italian "Immersive Art Factory" led by artist Gianfranco Iannuzzi. The artists have transformed the former machine hall at the new art centre in Leipzig's West into a colourful, captivating, vibrant immersive Hundertwasser world.
Until 27 November 2016 you can also explore the international exhibition ILLUSION: NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS by the Science Gallery Dublin to Leipzig and get an insight into the human mind by exploring the motivations and mechanisms of sensory deception.
 
 
 
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500 Years of Reformation

Luther Window in St. Thomas Church, Photo: LTM/Schmidt
500 years of Reformation will be celebrated everywhere in 2017, and Leipzig will be no exception. The city is the site of Martin Luther’s appearance in the famous Disputation that confirmed his final break with the Roman Catholic Church. Come to Leipzig and follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther and Johann Sebastian Bach, an avowed Lutheran! Exhibitions, music festivals, the Kirchentag on the Way and many other events will bring history alive as they look to the future.


 
 
 
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Brochure: Many roads lead to Luther (pdf 3.5 MB)
 
 
 
 

G2 Art Space

New Leipzig School on display

Raumansicht G2 Kunsthalle, Foto: Dotgain.info © G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig
The new G2 Art Space opposite St. Thomas Church presents over 50 artworks from the Hildebrand Collection.

The private non-profit institution is supporting contemporary visual art, emerging as well as renowned artists from the so-called New Leipzig School are on display, including Tilo Baumgärtel, Neo Rauch, David Schnell and Matthias Weischer.
 
 
 
G2 website
 

Hidden Leipzig

+++ also available as App +++

Hidden Leipzig Cover, beschnitten
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
 

Spinnerei Gallery Tour

From cotton to culture

Spinnerei, formerly the largest cotton mill of continental Europe, is now home to galleries, exhibition halls and artist studios.

Three times a year, all galleries and exhibition spaces open up new exhibitions. Upcoming gallery tours:
  • 14 January 2017
 
 
Spinnerei website
 
 
 
 

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?

 

 
 
See
 
Listen to the music
 
Eat and Drink
 
Go Shopping
 
Be active
 
Party
 
Sleep
 

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.
 
 
 
 

LEIPZIG CARD

Leipzig Card; LTM-Bader
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

Leipzig
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 be happy to assist you!
 
 
Leipzig Tourist Information