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Walk Leipzig like a local

Your guru: Dirk
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  • Leipzig
  • Available in: English, German, Spanish

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.

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How to find me: The tour will start at Burgplatz, in front of Ratskeller
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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 7

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Sandra

8 days ago

Tolle Tour!

Wir können sie jedem empfehlen der nach Leipzig kommt!

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Gizem

15 days ago

We really enjoyed with the 2,5 h free walking tour under the guideship of Francis. I would strongly recommend the tour with Francis.

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Agustin

30 days ago

Adeline made a very great job explaining the city, the history and giving city tips!

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Halling

2 months ago

I liked it a lot the guide knew a lot about Leipzig and its history

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Response from Dirk:

Dear Halling, thank you very much for your kind words, we are truly grateful that you enjoyed the tour. Have a great stay in Leipzig and enjoy the city and what it has to offer! Best regards
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Pia

3 months ago

Dirk was very informative and knew a lot about history and the city. He was very kind and friendly and we had a nice experience.

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Response from Dirk:

Thanks a lot for the kind words, Pia! We’re glad you enjoyed the tour!
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Kelly

3 months ago

Die Tour mit Chema war super!

Wenn Sie etwas mehr über die Geschichte Leizigs erfahren möchten, ist diese die Tour genau das Richtige.

Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit, viel Spaß und haben viel gelernt!


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