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Historic churches, modern exhibitions and a scenic nightlife – Leipzig is not only the biggest city of Saxony, but also able to convince each visitor with the perfect combination of modern and historic elements of its uniqueness. It is also well-known for its famous artists who lived and worked in Leipzig like Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who also established the epithet "little Paris", or Johann Sebastian Bach, whose musical works still fill the halls of churches and other concert venues within the city and beyond. 

Tourist Attractions

Sight

Zoo Leipzig

Zoo Leipzig

The Zoo Leipzig is one of the oldest and at the same time most modern zoos in the world. It is well known for the near-natural and species-appropriate husbandry as well as the unique hominid compound. Discover about 850 animal species year-round.

Culture

Gewandhaus

Gewandhaus

The concert hall Gewandhaus Leipzig offers a various and shifting program of concerts, festivals and congresses. It is also well-known for the quality of its Gewandhausorchester. A look at the current schedule during a stay in Leipzig is highly recommended.

Sight

St. Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church

Leipzig and the composer Johann Sebastian Bach are nearly unseparable for culturally interested visitors. Since since 1212, the St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) is housing the concerts of his worldwide known choir Thomanerchor.

Exhibition

Panometer

Panometer

The Panometer Leipzig shows exceptional exhibitions of the famous artist Yadegar Asisi on the biggest 360° panorama screen worldwide. Since 2003 millions of visitors have been attracted by the 3.500 sqm panoramic screen with changing topics.

Events

7/28/19

Leipzig triathlon

Leipzig triathlon

Experience one of the most traditional and largest triathlon events in the Olympic Triathlon of Germany.

8/16/19 - 8/18/19

Leipzig Water Festival

Leipzig Water Festival

The 19th Leipzig Water Festival attracts with numerous actions, concerts and hands-on offers around and on the waters.

9/12/19 - 9/29/19

Schumann festival

Schumann festival

Under the motto CLARA19 - 200th birthday of Clara Schumann, the festive weeks are the highlight of the anniversary.

10/23/19 - 10/27/19

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil

Artistry, theatrical art and live music, in the world-famous production "Corteo" the audience is taken on a festive parade.