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...
Explore Leipzig from behind the steering wheel or as a passenger in a GDR-built Trabi on a 90-minute self-drive putt-putt with live...
Two bronze elephants guard the entrance to this Viennese-style coffee house in a superb art nouveau building topped by a Asian-style...
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...
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This fascinating, enormous and very well curated exhibit tells the political history of the GDR, from division and dictatorship to fall-of-the-Wall ecstasy and post-Wende blues. It's essential viewing for anyone seeking to understand the late country's political power apparatus, the systematic oppression of regime critics, milestones in inter-German and international relations, and the opposition movement that led to its downfall.