Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #9 in Leipzig, Germany

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Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 8.2 km
Ascend 96 m
Descend 116 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: Marienkirche

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St. Mary's Church in Leipzig-Stötteritz is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the district of Stötteritz in Leipzig, Germany. It was built in 1702/03 as a single-nave hall church in the Baroque style, making it the oldest building in the district. Inside the listed church is a triptych created around 1480 in the environment of Hans Pleydenwurff, which is considered the most important work of late Gothic panel painting in Leipzig.

Wikipedia: Marienkirche (Leipzig) (DE), Website

948 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: Dr.-Güntz-Park

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Dr.-Güntz-Park

The Güntz-Park is a park of about three hectares in the southeast of Leipzig between Güntzstraße and Schönbachstraße. According to the municipal city structure of 1992, the park belongs to the district of Stötteritz, but is located on the former Thonberg corridor. That's why another name is Thonberg Park.

Wikipedia: Güntz-Park (DE)

766 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: Apelstein 45

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Apelstein 45

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)

1618 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 4: Erlöserkirche

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The Savior Church is the Protestant Sacral Building in Leipzig's district of Reudnitz-Thonberg and Thonberg respectively. The church was built from 2004 to 2006, the laying of the foundation stone was on 12 May 2005.

Wikipedia: Erlöserkirche (Leipzig) (DE), Website

790 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Stadtarchiv Leipzig

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The Leipzig City Archives documents the history of Leipzig with documents in the form of documents, files, business books, newspapers and prints, maps and plans as well as photos and postcards since the Middle Ages. It is one of the most important municipal archives in Germany with its stocks. His tasks also include leading the city chronicle.

Wikipedia: Stadtarchiv Leipzig (DE), Facebook, Website

578 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Eventpalast

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Eventpalast

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

1677 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 7: 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

1818 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 8: UT Connewitz

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UT Connewitz

The UT Connewitz is the oldest still preserved lighting theater in Leipzig and one of the oldest Germany. It is located at Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße 12 in Connewitz. The first film demonstration took place on Christmas Day in 1912: The crime film was given the black cat, 2nd part, a short silent film directed by Viggo Larsen.

Wikipedia: UT Connewitz (DE), Facebook, Website

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