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

Reviewed June 14, 2018
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Collection of masterpieces

Das Alte Rathaus (The Old Town Hall) is the nicest non religious building in Leipzig. It was built... read more

Reviewed June 10, 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 July 28, 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.

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Reviewed July 20, 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.

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Reviewed July 10, 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

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Reviewed June 14, 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.

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Reviewed June 10, 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

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Reviewed May 12, 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

Thank Carl C
Reviewed April 7, 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

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Reviewed February 8, 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.

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Reviewed January 31, 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....

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed December 17, 2017

The old city hall offers more than a glimpse into city's rich past. You can see here artefacts depicting various dates from the history of Leipzig, including personalities like Bach, Kranach, Luther. In the main hall you will see the portraits of the judges in...More

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