This fascinating, enormous and very well curated exhibit tells the political history of the GDR, from division and dictatorship to...
Leipzig's beautiful Renaissance town hall is an atmospheric setting to recount the twists and turns of the city's history from its roots...
Runs two daily 2½-hour combination walking/bus tours in German and English departing from the tourist office. If booked separately, the...
Two bronze elephants guard the entrance to this Viennese-style coffee house in a superb art nouveau building topped by a Asian-style...
Virtually Leipzig's only vegetarian restaurant is buried deep in the southern suburbs. The perfectly crafted seasonal menu of vegan fare...
Mädlerpassage, Grimmaische Strasse 2-4 · interesting places nearby
Auerbachs Keller information
Founded in 1525, Auerbachs Keller is one of Germany’s best-known restaurants. It’s cosy and touristy but the food’s actually quite good and the setting memorable. There are two sections: the vaulted Grosser Keller for hearty Saxonian dishes and the four historic rooms of the Historische Weinstuben for upscale German fare. Reservations highly advised.
In Goethe’s Faust, Part I, Mephistopheles and Faust carouse here with students before riding off on a barrel. The scene is depicted on a carved tree trunk in what is now the Goethezimmer (Goethe Room), where the great writer allegedly came for ‘inspiration’.