Private City Leipzig Tour

Private City Leipzig Tour

Leipzig is a charming city in eastern Germany that is steeped in history, culture, and academia. A city tour of Leipzig should start with a visit to the Leipzig Market Square, which is the heart of the city. Here, visitors can see the iconic Old Town Hall and the towering St. Nicholas Church, which played a pivotal role in the fall of the Berlin Wall.

We will stroll down the cobblestone streets of the city's historic center, admiring the beautifully restored Renaissance buildings and Gothic churches. A must-see is the magnificent St. Thomas Church, where Johann Sebastian Bach served as a choir director and composed some of his most famous works.

Additionally, Leipzig is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Germany, the University of Leipzig. Founded in 1409, the university has a rich history and has been home to many notable scholars, including Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Nietzsche.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Universitat Leipzig, Augustusplatz 10, 04081, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

Leipzig University, founded in 1409, is one of the oldest universities in Germany.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

Gewandhause is the concert hall in Leipzig and is renowned for its exceptional acoustics

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Moritzbastei, Universitaetsstr. 9, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

Moritzbastei is a unique cultural center located in the heart of Leipzig, Germany. It is a historic building that dates back to the 16th century and served as a bastion for the city's fortifications. Today, it hosts a variety of cultural events, including concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions, and festivals. The venue is also home to several bars and restaurants, making it a popular spot for nightlife in Leipzig.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus), Martin-Luther-Ring 4, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

The New City Hall in Leipzig, Germany is a historic building that was completed in 1905. It is located in the city center and serves as the seat of the Leipzig city council and mayor's office. The building features an impressive neo-Renaissance architecture with a distinctive tower that offers panoramic views of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Thomas Church, Thomaskirchhof 18, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany is a historic Lutheran church founded in the 12th century. It is renowned for its rich musical history, having been the workplace of Johann Sebastian Bach as cantor from 1723 until his death in 1750. The church is home to the famous Thomanerchor, a boys' choir that Bach himself led. The church features a striking Gothic architecture with a distinctive twin-towered facade and impressive stained-glass windows. It is a popular tourist destination in Leipzig, with visitors able to attend services, concerts, and organ recitals throughout the year.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Altes Rathaus, Markt 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

Altes Rathaus (Old City Hall) in Leipzig, Germany is a historic building that was completed in 1556. It is located in the city center and served as the seat of the city council until the construction of the New City Hall in 1905. The building features a Renaissance-style architecture with a striking clock tower and an ornate facade decorated with statues and reliefs. Today, Altes Rathaus houses a museum that showcases the history of Leipzig and the city's governance. It is also a popular venue for weddings, concerts, and other cultural events.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), Nikolaikirchhof 3, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany

St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) in Leipzig, Germany is a historic church founded in the 12th century. It is renowned for its role in the peaceful protests against the East German government in 1989, which ultimately led to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany. The church features an impressive Gothic architecture with a soaring nave, stained-glass windows, and a large organ. Today, St. Nicholas Church is open to the public and hosts regular services and concerts, as well as exhibitions and events related to its historic significance.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: Private City Leipzig Tour
3/19/2023 - 7/1/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Mendebrunnen, Augustuspl. 15, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Pictures and maps

Not Included

  • Coffee and/or Tea

Facilities


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