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Savor all that Leipzig has to offer! With a rich history, seemingly endless outdoor activities and an exciting nightlife, there's something for everyone in this German city.

Located in Saxony, Leipzig has a population of about 530,000. Historically Germany's premier trade center, it was originally a walled city and earned the nickname Little Paris in the 19th century for being a cultural hub. Leipzig is situated at the junction of the Weisse Elster, Parthe, and Pleisse Rivers.

The city's history is deeply connected to classical music. Both Bach and Mendelssohn lived in the city during the height of their careers. The Bach Museum also puts on the Bach Festival every year in early summer. You can also spend an evening at Oper, the city's opera house or enjoy live classical performances at Gewandhaus Orchestra, where Mendelssohn used to play.

Every Christmas, Leipzig hosts the Christmas Market. Leipzig also arranges the Wave-Gotik-Treffen, the world's largest goth festival, every summer. People travel from far away to experience its medieval market and music performances. Leipzig is packed with a wide variety of different cultural spaces, from the impressive Museum of Fine Arts to the Old City Hall, where one can learn about Leipzig's prolific history.

For visitors who like to explore the outdoors, Leipzig has a variety of parks to enjoy. The Rosenthal Park will lead you right to the famous Leipzig Zoo, which will delight children and adults alike. University of Leipzig also has Germany's oldest Botanical Garden and is open to the public. Don't miss out on Völkerschlachtdenkmal, a towering monument to the Battle of the Nations during the Napoleonic Wars.

While staying in Leipzig, many visitors opt to purchase the Leipzig Card. This pass provides discounted fares on all public transportation choices throughout the city. It also offers discounts at selected restaurants and event venues.

Leipzig is easily accessible by the A9, A38, and A14 motorways. The city also has the largest train station in Europe. The Leipzig/Halle Airport is conveniently located 15 minutes from the city proper, with a shuttle service running regularly between the two. Thanks to its central location and varied to-see list, Leipzig is a favored destination in Germany.

Top hotels in Leipzig

Adina Apartment Hotel Leipzig
Adina Apartment Hotel Leipzig
4 out of 5
Brühl 50, Leipzig
The price is NZ$128 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.

Located in Zentrum, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Leipzig City History Museum - Neubau, Leipzig University and Gewandhaus. Leipzig Zoo and Arena Leipzig ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (450 reviews)

"Great location, right in the city center, room spacious and clean, fully equipped kitchen, reception stuff friendly, nice swimming pool"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Leipzig
pentahotel Leipzig
pentahotel Leipzig
4 out of 5
Großer Brockhaus 3, Leipzig, SN
The price is NZ$146 per night from 4 Feb. to 5 Feb.

This family-friendly Leipzig hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Leipzig Opera and Leipzig University. St. Nicholas Church ...

4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)
reat stay

"very nice and helpfull staff"…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug. 2020

pentahotel Leipzig
Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig
Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig
5 out of 5
Salzgaesschen 6, Leipzig, SN
The price is NZ$200 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.

This family-friendly Leipzig hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Naschmarkt and Leipzig University. Leipzig Zoo and Gewandhaus ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (996 reviews)

"Overall very good - nice place, very good location. Room a little small, but really great en suite."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct. 2020

Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Leipzig

Apartment Central
Apartment Central
2.5 out of 5
Pfaffendorfer Str. 4-10, Leipzig
The price is NZ$133 per night from 5 Feb. to 6 Feb.

Located in Zentrum, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Leipzig Zoo and Leipzig University. Gewandhaus and Arena Leipzig are also within 1 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (149 reviews)
Well worth a stay.

"I had a lovely stay. The room was clean and well presented."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Apartment Central
Apartmenthotel Quartier M
Apartmenthotel Quartier M
4 out of 5
Markgrafenstraße 10, Leipzig, SN

Located in Zentrum, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Spielbank Leipzig, Gewandhaus and Leipzig University. Leipzig Zoo and Arena Leipzig are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)

"Great apartment, with all the amenities you need. Finished beautiful with high quality products and furniture. Very comfortable bed, nice sheets and pillows. Amazing location. The only downside is the lack of air conditioning."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

Apartmenthotel Quartier M
FELIX Suiten im Lebendigen Haus am Augustusplatz
FELIX Suiten im Lebendigen Haus am Augustusplatz
5 out of 5
Augustusplatz 1-3, Leipzig, Sachsen
The price is NZ$183 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.

Located in Zentrum, this luxury aparthotel is steps away from Leipzig Opera and Leipzig University. Leipzig Zoo and Gewandhaus are also within 1 mile (2 km). ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (64 reviews)
Family stay

"Apartment is lovely and modern. Very clean. Lots of space for us to hang out. Kitchen well fitted."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug. 2020

FELIX Suiten im Lebendigen Haus am Augustusplatz
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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