Guided tour

Walking Tour Around Leipzig's Historic City Center

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Activity provider: Leipzig Details GbR
Guided tour

Walking Tour Around Leipzig's Historic City Center

Activity provider: Leipzig Details GbR
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From US$ 150.91 per group up to 25

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Take a sightseeing tour through the historic city center of Leipzig! Visit famous places like Old Town Hall, St. Thomas's Church and Auerbachs Keller and learn about the city's illustrious inhabitants.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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German, English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Discover the historic city centre of Leipzig with all its famous and well-known sights
  • Our experienced guides introduce you to Leipzig in an informative and exciting way
  • Experience Leipzig's deep musical and cultural history and its many Art Nouveau and Renaissance buildings
  • Tour is available in a variety of different languages
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Discover the historic and beautiful center of the German city Leipzig, on this informative walking tour. Leipzig's colorful past and lively present can be glimpsed everywhere in the city. Visit the busy market place with the Old Town Hall, St. Thomas‘s Church, St. Nicholas‘s Church and the Mädler Passage with its legendary restaurant, Auerbachs Keller. Each place will help you discover more about the diverse traditions, personalities and history of Leipzig. There have been many famous individuals who have spent time in or called Leipzig home. Renowned composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, as well as the famous German writer and philosopher Friedrich Schiller have all left their musical and artistic mark on the city of Leipzig. Even today, Leipzig's international reputation as a music-city is closely intertwined with the famous Gewandhaus Orchestra. The great German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also studied poetry in Leipzig during the late 1760s. The presence of Goethe and all of Leipzig’s artistic geniuses has turned the city into one of Germany's true cultural strongholds. Leipzig was the starting point for the events that led to the Peaceful Revolution of 1989. You can visit the original locations of the uprising such as St Nicholas's Church as well as the once secretive headquarters of the secret police (Stasi).
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    Our guide crafted our experience based on our requests and what we had already visited. Excellent mix of detail, story and history. Great rapport and ability to answer questions and provide more information when questions were asked by the group. So happy for such an excellent, experienced and flexible guide!!

    March 27, 2023

    Wir waren nur drei Teilnehmer, dadurch fühlte es sich wie eine Privattour an. Die Dame, die uns ihre Stadt gezeigt hat, war mit Herzblut dabei. Es war sehr informativ und sehr kurzweilig. Es hat großen Spaß gemacht und deshalb sagen wir noch einmal Danke!

    March 27, 2023

    Unser Guide Isa hat sich vorher nach Wünschen und Begehrlichkeiten erkundigt und anschließend flexibel einen sehr interessanten Weg zusammen gestellt. Ihr Englisch ist perfekt und auch ihr historisches Wissen ist sehr umfassend! Wir hatten viel Spaß!

    March 27, 2023

    Product ID: 13127