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Alte Nikolaischule – Old St. Nicholas School

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Leipzig's first community school is today one of the most important cultural monuments in the city.

The Old St. Nicholas School at the St. Nicholas Churchyard is one of Leipzig's first community schools and one of its most valuable cultural monuments. It was first opened to the public in 1512. Influential figures such as Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Johann Gottfried Seume and Richard Wagner went to school here.

Today you can visit the permanent exhibition "The Young Richard Wagner from 1813 to 1834" and immerse yourself in Leipzig's musical history.

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Kulturstiftung Leipzig Stiftung für Denkmalpflege, Stadtkultur und Umweltschutz
Nikolaikirchhof 2
04109 Leipzig - Zentrum
Deutschland

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Phone: +49 341 2118 518
Mobile: +49 341 2118 520
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Website: www.kulturstiftungleipzig.de

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