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Best things to do in Leipzig

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Natural Feature
“It's a lake you can swim in. It's really nice for German standards. Bring a picnic and your swimsuit if it's warm weather. But definitely a lovely place for a picnic. ”
86local recommendations
Park
“a centrally located park that is also great for cyclists a haven of peace within the city”
39local recommendations
Zoo
“fantastic day trip to watch animals and different adventurous playgrounds- our favorite the bear castle (just opened)”
39local recommendations
Zoo
“Famous for its huge Gondwanaland exhibition - the world's second largest indoor rainforest hall at 1.65 ha or 4.1 acres. Indoor attractions make it great for rainy days. ”
38local recommendations
Park
“at night time there is an old cinema under the trees with old black and white movies. ”
49local recommendations
Library
“Hier finden sich Galerien aufstrebender Künstler und ihr könnt auch einen guten Wein und Kaffee trinken. Here you can find the upcoming artists of Leipzig who want to follow their famous predecessors.”
56local recommendations
Premise
“Ein sehr beeindruckendes Denkmal in Leipzig und ein toller Ort um im Sommer einen Sonnenuntergang über der Stadt zu sehen. An impressive monument and a perfect place to see a beautiful sunset.”
33local recommendations
Route
“It's the most urban street outside of the Zentrum with plenty to do here night and day”
53local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Monument of the battle of Nations. Must-see in Leipzig with view over the whole city if you dare to climb all the 500 steps to the top.”
43local recommendations
Bar
“Interesting pub with great atmosphere. Also worth it in listen to musicians.”
42local recommendations
Soccer Field
“The Red Bull Arena is our FIFA-standard stadium and was part of the World Champion Ship 2006. It's really a nice UFO-style building and you can book a guided tour through it.”
29local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Eine Einkaufspassage in der Innenstadt. A shopping small near the city centre.”
18local recommendations
Exhibit
“The Leipzig Panometer is an attraction in Leipzig, Germany. It is a visual panorama displayed inside a former gasometer, accompanied by a thematic exhibition. The current theme is the Battle of Leipzig. The Panometer was created in 2003 by the Austrian-born artist Yadegar Asisi, who coined the name as a portmanteau of "panorama" and "gasometer". He opened another Panometer in Dresden in 2006.”
24local recommendations
Train Station
“most trains leave from here, all express trains leave from here catch the train to the airport from here”
29local recommendations
Museum
“Applied arts collection from art nouveau to the present which is fantastic excellent collection of musical instruments, too ”
19local recommendations
Premise
“Although housed in one of Leipzig's newest architectural wonders, the Museum of Fine Arts (Museum der bildenden Künste) was in fact founded in 1837 and only settled into its new large-cubed home in 04”
18local recommendations