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Walk Leipzig like a local

Your guru: Dirk
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  • Leipzig
  • Available in: English, German, Spanish
  • Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

About the guru Dirk

After traveling the world for a while I returned to Leipzig and found no free tour on offer there. So I started off with the first free tour in the city back in 2016 and then opened in Dresden as well. Join me to learn about this vibrant places from a local. Including insights on what's on at night and what places to visit on my Free Tour.

After traveling the world for a while I returned to Leipzig and found no free tour on offer there. So I started off with the first free tour in the city back in 2016 and then opened in Dresden as well. Join me to learn about this vibrant places from a local. Including insights on what's on at night and what places to visit on my Free Tour.

About the tour

Do you want to learn about the hidden gems of Leipzig? Join the Original Leipzig Free Tour!

We offer a view of Leipzig that you won t find elsewhere. The Battle of Nations monument commemorates the defeat of Napoleon in 1813. Do you know that it was also the last stand of the German army in Leipzig? Learn about Robert Capa, the most famous war photographer of the Second World War, and how he is connected to Leipzig. Why did Bach compose such a wide range of music? How did the GDR control its people and even inspire love? The architectural style the Nazis hated, but had to tolerate. The bakery that produced 480 loaves of bread simultaneously. The poets, the composers, the writers, the revolutionaries. Leipzig has played such a huge role in German history but has been forgotten.

You ll find it all in our tour.

And it s not only history. Our guides will tell you about where you can eat the best burgers in Leipzig, how you can get cheap tickets to the Orchestra, the stories of the buildings in the town and the best places to hit at night. For all this and more, join our tour. Have an unforgettable experience. Walk like a local with us in Leipzig!

Sights covered will include the famous Auerbach's Keller at Mädlerpassage, The Old and New Town Hall, Speck's Hof, Barthels Hof, Thomaskirche and the history of Bach around it, Nikolaikirche and the peaceful revolution, University of Leipzig with Leibnitz and the history of St Paul's church, Naschmarkt and Goethe and many more. During 2-2,5 hours we will walk through the center of the city.

Meeting point
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How to find me: The tour will start at Burgplatz, in front of Ratskeller

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 16

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Ayelen jensen

29 days ago

Great!

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Response from Dirk:

Thank you, Ayelen!
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Bettina

1 month ago

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Response from Dirk:

Thank you, Bettina!
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Luma

1 month ago

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Jens

1 month ago

Sehr engagierte und fachkundige Führung, wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt, such weil die Gruppengröße optimal war. Danke für die 3 Stunden

Jens Beiner

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Response from Dirk:

Vielen Dank für die netten Kommentare Jens! Es hat uns ebenfalls falls sehr gefreut! Beste Grüße
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Ina

1 month ago

War eine super Tour mit Edgar

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Response from Dirk:

Danke für den netten Kommentar, Ina! Grüße Dirk
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Elke

2 months ago

Tolle Stadtführung mit Edgar. War sehr geehrte Formativ und unterhaltsam. Außerdem waren wir eine kleine Gruppe, was auch zum Vorteil ist .

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Response from Dirk:

Herzlichen Dank Elke, wir freuen uns sehr über die positiven Kommentare! Grüße, Dirk
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