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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. Start your trip to Leipzig by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • The old town hall on the marketplace is fine and in good condition. The House held exhibitions and there is a museum.
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  • Great building the entire façade is worth a visit with its passage to the Naschmarkt, the shops with his offer, much to recommend the City Museum with its cellar, Christmas market with its Tower brass
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  • The old town hall is a beautiful building, the marketplace makes it a very special place. An eye-catcher.
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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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