Top things to do in Halle

Top Choice Museum in Halle

Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte

This phenomenal collection of major archaeological finds is one of the most significant in Europe. Priceless permanent exhibits shed light on the early to late Stone Age and early Bronze Age. Highlights include the …
Top Choice German in Halle


If you're a fan of the breaded cutlets you must hurry to this fabulous schnitzel-haus which fries up more versions of the humble schnitzel than you can imagine. Dishes come in small and large sizes, but you really n…
Top Choice International in Halle


Clever, creatively prepared seasonal fish, poultry and meat dishes are served from a small menu that changes monthly and usually features a 'green' theme. Multicourse menus are available. You're strongly advised to …
Church in Halle

Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen

Halle’s central square has no fewer than five towers. One of these is the freestanding bell tower known as Roter Turm, but the other four rise up from the bulky late-Gothic Marktkirche. Inside is its prized possessi…
Gallery in Halle

Kunstmuseum Moritzburg

The late-Gothic Moritzburg castle forms a fantastic setting for this superb permanent collection of art. The addition of a glass and aluminium roof over the north and west wings, which had been ruined since the Thir…
Museum in Halle

Beatles Museum

Take a ‘magical mystery tour’ through the life and music of the Fab Four at the only year-round, though overly commercial, dedicated Beatles Museum on the European continent. Hard-core fan Rainer Moers has amassed e…
Italian in Halle

Osteria da Salvatore

This osteria on the corner of Bergstrasse is the local favourite among the several Italian places along the Kleine Ulrichstrasse main restaurant strip thanks to its delicious homemade pastas and cross-regional selec…
Museum in Halle


The house in which Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759) was born is now the Händel-Haus. An exhibit inside charts the composer’s life, achievements and impact on the evolution of classical music, with an emphasis on h…
German in Halle

Hallesches Brauhaus

This brewhouse is a local institution, known for its crisp light beers and heavy dark ones, its lively atmosphere and its hearty pub fare, including Flammkuchen.
Cafe in Halle


A sleek and fashionable spot with an extraordinary selection of teas, breakfasts and the occasional snack. It can, however, get a little smoky in the main room.