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Things to do in Leipzig

Leipzig is one of the top cities to visit in the whole world

Leipzig is a major cultural center in the state of Saxony, Germany. It is often ranked high in the list of most livable and most visited cities in the world. Amidst the modern and metropolitan city are traces of its history and heritage that make Leipzig a very interesting place to spend a holiday in.

 

Things to do in Leipzig

 

Museums

As part of the city’s preservation of its past, Leipzig is dotted with numerous museums that are dedicated to different aspects of the city. If you take a tour of the city hall, you can check out its museum that tells the history of the city. There is also the Grassi Museum which is dedicated to Leipzig’s culture, arts, and history.

 

Football

If you want to watch some of the best football teams in Germany, you can check the match schedules at the Red Bull Arena. It is one of the largest football stadiums in the country.

 

The Leipzig Zoo

The Leipzig Zoo is one of Germany’s best and most visited zoos. Here, you can watch how elephants bathe and how tropical animals thrive in the city.

 

Nightlife

The Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse Street, or simply Karli, is the main nightlife hub in the city. You can find an eclectic assortment of bars, pubs, and cafes in this lively nightlife district.

 

When to go to Leipzig

Leipzig sits in a climate zone that borders on both oceanic and continental climates. Its summer season is moderate, with daily means that stay between 13.4-18.6°C (56.1-65.5°F) and average highs that seldom exceed 30°C (86°F). The winter season in the city frequently experiences snowy weather and sub-zero temperatures.

 

Festivals

There are also a range of city-wide festivals and events happening in Leipzig throughout the year, so you better check the events calendar before planning your vacation so you don’t miss out on any of the fun things to do in Leipzig when you visit.

 

 

 

Things to do in Leipzig

Leipzig Facts

Population520 838
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman
CurrencyEuro
Longitude12.383333
Latitude51.333333
AirportLeipzig Halle, Germany (LEJ)

Leipzig average temperatures

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OPERA

Leipzig Opera House

Oper Leipzig

Built in 1693, Oper Leipzig (at the time called Opernhaus am Brühl) is the third oldest active opera house in Europe after La Fenice and the Hamburg State Opera. The opera house we see today is the result of a complete reconstruction following the destruction of the old opera house in bombings during the Second World War. The reconstruction was made with love for the old building, keeping the same style and details as the opera house was known for. The building is home to the Oper Leipzig opera company, who regularly put on awe-inspiring opera performances for the German public as well as for tourists visiting the great city of Leipzig.

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GOLF

Golf in Leipzig

Golf Park Leipzig is the premier place for golf in Leipzig. Here you can play on their 18 hole course, 9 hole course, 6 hole course or a combination of them. You will find it in the northern edge of Leipzig in the suburbs of Seehausen. There are also other places to play, though you will have to travel a bit to reach them. Golf & Country Club Leipzig is located about 20 kilometers from the city center Golfclub Leipzig about 25 kilometers. Still though, if you feel up for a short road trip, these courses will deliver well maintained courses in the scenic countryside.

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