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View of the entrance to Westwerk, the former factory building on Karl-Heine-Street; autumn, industrial charm, Plagwitz
© Tom Williger

WESTWERK is on the buzzing Karl-Heine-Street in the west of Leipzig. The former industrial area, located directly at the König-Albert-Brücke on the Karl Heine Canal, dates back to the 19th century. The current offers are varied, with exhibitions, markets and music and gastronomic events. Theatre, continuing education and other events are held here and artists, retailers, clubs and musicians find their way here. Collective work is at the heart of the activities at WESTWERK.


location Westwerk
Karl-Heine-Straße 93
04229 Leipzig
phone 0341 9261700
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Karl-Heine- / Merseburger Straße (Tram 14)

Taken on the Westwerk site, one sees the outer walls with graffiti, sunlight, cobblestones and Leipzig's alternative industrial charm.
© Tom Williger
Hintergrundbild Anfahrt

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