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Old City Hall

Markt 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1965133
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A magnificent building

Built in 1957, the hall is a magnificent Renaissance-style building, possessing a baroque... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Taipei, Taiwan
Interesting from the inside out

A beautiful building on the outside, and an interesting museum on the inside, this old City Hall... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santi P
Lisbon, Portugal
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This impressive Renaissance building is the site of the former seat of the local government.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“middle ages” (5 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
Markt 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1965133
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1957, the hall is a magnificent Renaissance-style building, possessing a baroque style-tower The first floor (ground floor) are various stores and restaurants. The second and third floor (1st and 2nd floor in European parlance) houses the Museum of City History. The museum presents...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful building on the outside, and an interesting museum on the inside, this old City Hall offers more than meets the eye. The architecture and the history of the building are interesting enough on themselves, but the museum of history of Leipzig inside offers...More

Thank Santi P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful old building with shops along the promenade and a museum inside. Interesting to learn about history of the area and city.

Thank md2242
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I had beef olive, nice, with the usual potato dumplings and red cabbage. think chef sneezed when adding the cinnamon, as it was inedible. Would be nice to see more variety of vegetables. R had greasy but tasty potatoes gratin. it was our first day,...More

Thank marytu2015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This old building sits on the Markt. You can't miss it, it is big and its architecture is distinctive. The tower is easily seen. The ground floor is loaded with stores and places to eat. The covered walkway behind the arches can also provide cover...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 8 July 2017

As you walk around - you quickly find yourself in the market square and the wonderful old hall - magnificent from all angle! Shops etc are good as well!

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Lots of photo opportunities here at this site! Stroll along the cobbled area and close your eyes: imagine the sounds and smells of the 17th century. It's not hard to do in this location. Then, go have a wonderful meal at the restaurants lining the...More

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Rathaus as it is known is gorgeous. Sit in a bar on the opposite side of the square and take it in.

Thank 15Roc
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I was totally overwhelmed by this musuem. Save lots of time since it goes from the middle ages to present day. Lots of excellent pieces including swords and armor. The modern floor is also very cool, with a Nazi uniform and many items from the...More

Thank brewr69
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great experience, the old city here is full of history and nice architecture. I would like to come again!

Thank Catalin V
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