Top Choice Church in Leipzig


This church has Romanesque and Gothic roots but since 1797 has sported a striking neoclassical interior with palm-like pillars and cream-coloured pews. The design is certainly gorgeous but the church is most famous …
Top Choice Museum in Leipzig

Museum der Bildenden Künste

This imposing modernist glass cube is the home of Leipzig's fine arts museum and its world-class collection of paintings from the 15th century to today, including works by Caspar David Friedrich, Cranach, Munch and …
Gallery in Leipzig

Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst

Contemporary art in all media is the speciality of this gallery, presented in temporary exhibits in a minimalist container-like space and a late-19th-century villa.
Landmark in Leipzig


For sweeping city views, ride the lift to the 29th floor of the modernist City-Hochhaus; there's a restaurant there.
Gallery in Leipzig

Asisi Panometer

The happy marriage of a panorama (a giant 360° painting) and a gasometer (a giant gas tank) is a panometer. The unusual concept is the brainchild of Berlin-based artist Yadegar Asisi, who uses paper and pencil and c…
Church in Leipzig


Johann Sebastian Bach worked as a cantor in the Thomaskirche from 1723 until his death in 1750, and his remains lie buried beneath a bronze plate in front of the altar. The Thomanerchor, once led by Bach, has been g…
Monument in Leipzig


Half a million soldiers fought – and one in five died – in the epic 1813 battle that led to the decisive victory of Prussian, Austrian and Russian forces over Napoleon’s army. Built a century later near the killing …
Museum in Leipzig

Museen im Grassi

The university-run Museen im Grassi harbours three fantastic collections that are often overlooked, despite being a five-minute walk from Augustusplatz. At the stellar Musikinstrumenten-Museum you can discover music…
Museum in Leipzig

City History Museum Annexe

North of the Naschmarkt is Sachsenplatz, a massive open square that now houses two newly built cultural outlets. The Museum of Fine Arts has a prestigious collection of works from the 15th century to the present and…
Museum in Leipzig

Bach-Museum Leipzig

This interactive museum does more than tell you about the life and accomplishments of Johann Sebastian Bach. Learn how to date a Bach manuscript, listen to baroque instruments or treat your ears to any composition h…