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Leipzig's highlights

Leipzig's skyline with the Federal Administrative Court, the New City Hall and the Panorama Tower in the centre, sights, culture, leisure, arrival
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The Leipzig highlights

Discover your new favourite places

Let's start with the "bad news":
Leipzig has so much to offer that it will be impossible to experience it all in one visit alone.

The solution?
Read on and start planning your next trip to Leipzig now.

The top attractions – as individual as you.
Depending on your personal preferences and interests, whether you are travelling alone or with your family, prefer hip to historic, are coming to Leipzig for the first time or are a regular - in Leipzig, everyone will find his/her own favourite place.

We've compiled the most exciting sights here, meaning less time searching and more time experiencing:

If you're still undecided after reading, then we recommend that you:

Tip: Factor in some time to "do nothing". Stroll to the nearest café and soak up Leipzig's charm with your favourite drink. Perhaps even talk to a local and ask for an insider tip. Being spontaneous in Leipzig is always a good idea!

The best of Leipzig at a glance

View of the Old Town Hall at Market Square, which, until 1905, housed the City Administration Offices and which is now home to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum and a plethora of shops, cultural venue, shopping, sights, museums in Leipzig, architecture
View of Leipzig Central Station from the air, with the Promenadenring to the left, shopping, arrival, transport
On cloud nine: Leipzig is shopping heaven. © Philipp Kirschner
The MS Weltfrieden offers a boat trip along the Karl Heine Canal in Leipzig, boat rental, city tour
© Andreas Schmidt
View of the front of "Specks Hof" arcade in the Old Town, which serves as an example of Leipzig's typical architecture for courtyards and arcades, and which, today, is a great spot for shopping, recreational venue
© Robin Kunz
View of Leipzig's illuminated Mende Fountain and illuminated Gewandhaus in the evening, where the famous Gewandhaus Orchestra plays and which is one of Leipzig, the City of Music's quintessential attractions, cultural venue
Leipzig's Mende Fountain and Gewandhaus in Augustusplatz, Gewandhaus orchestra, sights, cultural venue, music city
View of the Gewandhaus. © Robin Kunz
Leipzig's skyline with the Federal Administrative Court in view, architecture in Leipzig, sights, cultural venue
The Federal Administrative Court is an architectural highlight. © Philipp Kirschner