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Beautiful old building

We love to see the various Rathaus' around Germany as they are all so different and beautiful. The... read more

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There is an excellent city museum housed in the beautiful Old City Hall. A must when visiting... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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This impressive Renaissance building is the site of the former seat of the local government.
Markt 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 1965133
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All reviews middle ages beautiful building renaissance style very interesting museum market square first floor the ground floor nice architecture english translation worth a visit mayor graff princes history fairs centuries coins
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to see the various Rathaus' around Germany as they are all so different and beautiful. The Altes Rathaus in Leipzig is definitely one of the prettiest we have seen. Lovely historical building

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This building is under renovation. It would have been a grand building in it day. Worth seeing but would have been a lot better if the renovation was completed instead of a printed awning.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lonsic
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Restoration in progress at the moment so seeing what must be a glorious building is not an option at present. The builders have at least put up some decorated covering to give you a sense of that your missing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was very much looking forward to seeing the renowned facade of the Rathaus, as it had been described in several different travel book I read in preparation for my recent trip. Alas, as my photo will show, it is undergoing serious renovation, so much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jack H
Reviewed 14 June 2018

There is an excellent city museum housed in the beautiful Old City Hall. A must when visiting Leipzig. We had no idea there was so much to see and did not leave ourselves time to see it all.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SingaporeStephy
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Das Alte Rathaus (The Old Town Hall) is the nicest non religious building in Leipzig. It was built in 1556 and from an architectural viewpoint it can be considered as a masterpiece of the German Renaissance. In any case, the present shape of the building...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Our hotel was just off the main market square and the Old City Hall is right on it so we often enjoyed moments perusing what this fascinating building had to offer. There is a very interesting museum here just beneath the tower. The many shops...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carl C
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I never got inside but its beautiful from outside and there was like a Xmas market and another type market on so very busy area, museum inside also. More time I would have gone inside. Town square was a good area to spend time good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank idaho92
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I went there last March with my girlfriend and we spent a very nice time around and inside the place. Definitely recommended if you visit Leipzig.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank alexandros667
Reviewed 31 January 2018

In the old town square there is old city hall. This City Hall is large -- in comparison with many other City Halls that can be found in other cities. Very nice architecture... I would say -- something to enjoy particularly during Summer....

Date of experience: January 2018
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