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Königshaus Passage (at the market)

Arcade on the south side of the Leipzig market

View into the Königshaus arcade near the Mädler arcade, which is an example of the architecture of Leipzig's courtyards and arcades, but today is particularly suitable for shopping, culture
© Robin Kunz

The Königshaus at the market owes its baroque façade to a reconstruction in the years 1706 and 1707. During the 18th century the Saxon rulers, especially August the Strong, stayed here regularly during the fairs. Personalities like the Russian Tsar Peter the Great and Napoleon also stayed in the Königshaus.

In 1932, the Leipzig architect Curt Schiemichen integrated the arcade into the building, which was converted into a trade fair venue.

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location Königshaus Passage
Markt 17
04109 Leipzig