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Old City Hall, Leipzig

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Old City Hall, a Renaissance-style building, stands in a medieval square where the local government formerly met. Today, it's home to the city museum and houses many types of medieval artwork, including carvings, statues, paintings, and more. Peek into the banquet hall to see its open fireplaces, check out the treasure chamber, and explore the cellar, with its torture chamber and the jail. Some descriptions are offered in English, but many of the newspaper clippings, interviews, and sound clips are only in German. Using our world travel planner, Leipzig attractions like Old City Hall can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The old town hall is the "catcher" in the marketplace. The beautiful building is well restored and impresses with its façade and the surrounding massive vaulted aisles,
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  • Because of the market square in Leipzig is not necessarily spoiled with old buildings, we found very nice the old town hall.
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  • Both museums are housed within. On the top floor of the contemporary history of Leipzig (entering without a ticket) that with very beautiful way to guide in the history of the city from the previous century to our days. And on the 1st floor (need ticket) the great Hall of the old town hall square with the portraits of the mayors of past centuries as well as a report from ancient times to the era of Empires. Think of what you should not miss in Leipzig.
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