Market Square (Markt), Leipzig

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Market Square (Markt), considered the heart of Leipzig, is popular with locals and tourists alike. Grab a beer and some snacks from one of the restaurants that line square, and take in the sights and sounds. The old town hall building is a particularly striking and is home to the city museum. The square's many charming shops are a good place to pick up souvenirs. If you come in the morning, you may find a market underway. Use our Leipzig travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Market Square (Markt) and other attractions in Leipzig.
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  • It is a very nice place to spend some time if you happen to visit Leipzig. Especially during a sunny day.  more »
  • The array of 18th c panel portraits on the Festsaal is top notch; superb little mediaeval art room (much more intense and interesting than the bland rooms in the London Nat Gall); and three lovely Cra...  more »
  • I am today once again in Leipzig to visit friends there is the market and the market place ever as well as the station
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The Altstadt, or Old Town, district is full of hotels that offer immediate access to major sites and cafes. The Eastern and Southern districts are a reflection of the town's rich literary history and also provide easy access to the main tourist sites. Accommodations in the Northern district are more affordable and have easy access to the Gohliser Schlösschen palace and the city zoo.
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