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Date: 25.02.2017

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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.
 
 
 
More Information
 
Listen to the Luther Podcast
 
Brochure: Many roads lead to Luther (pdf 3.5 MB)
 

TITANIC in Leipzig

TITANIC; photo: Tom Schulze
The panometer Leipzig's latest 360° panorama project TITANIC focusses less on the actual disaster in 1912 than rather the sinking of the luxury liner as an example for the hubris of man. The artist, Yadegar Asisi, intends to trigger fascination for the grandiose engineering achievement while posing the question of mastering nature. At the same time he draws attention to the finite nature of human existence.



 
 
 
asisi Panometer
 

Nolde and the "Brücke"

Emil Nolde
The young expressionist “Brücke” group around Fritz Bleyl, Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was fascinated by the outstanding painter Emil Nolde. Their almost two-year creative collaboration with him from 1906 induced the beginning of modern art in Germany. For the first time, 150 of their artworks from painting, drawing and printing are presented in this exhibition as a precious documentation of German art history. Open from 12 February until 5 June
 
 
Museum of Fine Arts
 
 
 
 

Spinnerei Gallery Tour

From Cotton to Culture

Spinnerei; photo: Tom Schulze
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:
29 - 30 April 2017
15 - 16 September 2017

 
 
 
Spinnerei Leipzig
 

Hidden Leipzig

2nd Edition available

Hidden Leipzig; photo: T. Schulze
The special attitude towards life in Leipzig is difficult to describe. We'll make it simple: with 146 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 our website:
 
 
 
Hidden Leipzig
 

Bachfest Leipzig

"A beautiful new song"

Bachfest Leipzig; Photo: LTM - Mothes
With 75,000 visitors and more than 100 events, the Bachfest Leipzig counts among the most important classical music festivals in the world. Performances at authentic Bach sites and the involvement of the Gewandhaus Orchestra and St. Thomas Boys Choir render the Bachfest Leipzig unique. For the Reformation anniversary 2017, the festival (from 9 - 18 June) will focus on Luther’s influence on Bach.
 
 
 
Bachfest Leipzig
 
 
 
 

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
 
 
 
 
 
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