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interesting statue

Read Faust and the two statues on both side of the street will make more sense. The whole Auerbach... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Kip F
Sacramento, California
Just off the main street

Try not to miss this as you walk along Grimmaische, the main street in the city. Situated in Madler... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Alan B
Newport, United Kingdom
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Grimmaische Str. 2-4 | Madler Passage, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Read Faust and the two statues on both side of the street will make more sense. The whole Auerbach Keller street area is inside with shops and a passage way. There is actually a tour of the Keller with a meal included depending on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

This statue is a favorite spot for photos when one visits Leipzig. Be sure to take a photo there when you're in Leipzig.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Try not to miss this as you walk along Grimmaische, the main street in the city. Situated in Madler Passage (which is worth visiting in its own right) this is a most striking piece of work.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

The statue is about the famous cellar where Goethe has written Faust... there are two statues on two sides of the passage... Statues are quite nice by themselves.... However, if you are into Faust... definitely a place to see...

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I don't remember why I read Faust. It was not a homework, but it's Harry Potter like to see something physical out of a book.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

The two statues, Mephisto and Faustand Bewitched Students, stand at the entrance of the restaurant Auerbachs Keller in Madler Passage. They were set up in 1913. The restaurant is originally a bar where Goethe frequently visited when he studied at Leipzig University (1765-1768). And the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

This Goethe inspired statue of two of his characters is located in the Madler Passage outside of the Auerbach Keller, where Goethe did his best drinking as a student. However, the Keller is expensive for food, so maybe you want the photo op or see...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

This is located in the Madler Passage. The statues were built to remind us that Goethe was inspired to write "Faust" during his drinking sessions in the Auerbach's Keller in the basement.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

While you are visiting and window shopping in Madler Passage, do not miss all the statutes including the Mephisto & Faust statute. Best to find other restaurants and stores to shop at unless you want to pay the price.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Crvan
Reviewed November 27, 2016

If you like Goethe you need to visit the Statue of Mephisto and Faust, at the entrance of the Aurebachs Keller. There are entertaining guided tours of the cellar where Goethe used to enjoy his wine, and the cellar was the inspiration for Goethe's Faust.

Date of experience: November 2016
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