Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #8 in Leipzig, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 5.2 km
Ascend 73 m
Descend 61 m

Explore Leipzig in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in LeipzigIndividual Sights in Leipzig

Sight 1: Panometer

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Panometer Radler59 / CC BY-SA 4.0

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 "Carolas Garten". 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. His panoramas are also displayed in Berlin, Pforzheim, Wittenberg, Hanover and Rouen.

Wikipedia: Leipzig Panometer (EN), Website

1677 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: Eventpalast

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The concrete hall is a building on the old exhibition center in Leipzig. It was created for the International Baufach exhibition in 1913 (IBA) and already bore this name. In her seventy -year history as an exhibition hall of the technical fair, she received number 12 in the 1930s and used as an event location from 2006 in the last numbering, she was called Volkspalast by 2010 and Pantheon Leipzig until 2012. Since then she has been the event palace. It is the oldest building on the site and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Eventpalast (DE), Website

899 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Napoleonstein

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Napoleonstein Martin Geisler / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Napoleonstein is a monument in Leipzig that is reminiscent of the Battle of the Nations in October 1813.

Wikipedia: Napoleonstein (Leipzig) (DE)

580 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Monument to the Battle of the Nations

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The Monument to the Battle of the Nations is a monument in Leipzig, Germany, to the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, also known as the Battle of the Nations. Paid for mostly by donations and the city of Leipzig, it was completed in 1913 for the 100th anniversary of the battle at a cost of six million goldmarks.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Battle of the Nations (EN)

505 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Apelstein 42 (Original)

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Apelstein 42 (Original)

The Apel-stones, named after the writer Theodor Apel from Leipzig who commissioned them, mark important events during the Battle of Leipzig. There are 50 in total. They were sculpted by A. F. Aster, and put up between 1861 and 1865.

Wikipedia: Apel-stones (EN)

1558 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 6: Park an der Etzoldschen Sandgrube

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The Park an der Etzoldsche Sandgrube is a park in the south-east of Leipzig with a memorial to the University Church of St. Pauli, which was blown up in 1968. On city maps, you can also find the names Freizeitpark Südost and Freundschaftspark.

Wikipedia: Park an der Etzoldschen Sandgrube (DE)


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