The Sächsische Eisenbahnmuseum is a greasy, hands-off affair housed in two vast semicircular depots. Both contain gargantuan East...
Henry Van de Velde Museum
Around 2.5km south of the centre, this small but choice museum occupies the 1903 Villa Esche, which was Belgian artist Van de Velde's...
The Schlossteich is a large park-ringed pond. Towering over it is the Schlosskirche , a 12th-century Benedictine monastery later recast...
Chemnitz' nicest beer garden overlooks the idyllic Schlossteich about 2km northwest of the town centre (take bus 76 to Schlossberg).
For a first-rate culinary journey at moderate prices, it's well worth heading a bit away from the town centre to this half-timbered...
Lonely Planet review
Possibly the world's biggest junk shop, SBS Deko is a warehouse literally packed to the rafters with GDR debris. Mostly in the business of hiring to filmmakers and lending to museums, they also sell anything from original retro furniture to '60s toys to a nostalgic public. So roll up for your very own piece of the GDR, an unusual souvenir idea indeed.