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Free Tour through the Historic Center of Leipzig

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 05, 2018

We are a team of guides in love with our profession who want to share the unique beauty of this country and its great history. We have over ten years of experience in tourism and travel planning in Europe. We work at the national level in cooperation with friendly guides and excellent local specialists in the main cities of our country.

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Tour description

Discover the rich legacy of famous fairs and renowned musicians such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Richard Wagner with this free walking tour of the historic center of Leipzig.

We will start this free tour of Leipzig in Spanish in front of the impressive train station . From this monument we will go to the old town of the Saxon city.

We will pass through several representative warehouses and commercial passages, for which the city became famous during the fairs.

Next we will arrive at the church of San Nicolás . Do you wonder why a huge column in the form of a palm tree appears in front of her?

We tell you about it, since it symbolizes the most important events for the recent history of Germany.

We will continue the free tour of Leipz next to the university campus, one of the oldest in the country. We will also stop at the opera house and philharmonic building that continue the excellent musical traditions of Bach , Wagner , Mendelssohn or Schumann .

We will pass through the enormous enclosure of the New Town Hall , astonishing you with its size and beauty. Later we will go to the church of Santo Tomás , where we will contemplate the majestic statue of Juan Sebastián Bach - the legendary conductor of the choro famous for his compositions of cantatas and passions.

We will then explore Mädlerpassage , where we will admire one of the most famous German taverns immortalized by the poet Goethe in his masterpiece " Faust ".

The next stop will be at the Marktplatz . In this square we will admire the representative Old Town Hall knowing the commercial routes that contributed to the growth of the famous fairs.

After two and a half hours of travel, we will conclude the free tour in front of the " Runde Ecke " building. There we will see the communist architecture built by the " sword and shield " of the GDR -- the infamous Ministry for State Security . It is where you can say if you want to know a frightening system of permanent surveillance and terror developed by the feared and almighty Stasi or return to the square to enjoy the delicious Saxon food and delicious beers.

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  • Meeting point:
    Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109 Leipzig, Ge...
    Willy-Brandt-Platz, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
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    We meet in front of the Servicezentrum der Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (steel construction with a yellow L) in front of the Plaza Hotel and the main train station. Look for our guides with RED umbrellas.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Antonio 01 Jun 2024
Almería

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Reserve freetour en Leipzig viniendo de Berlín, el guía no se presentó ni avisó de la cancelación
Helena Clavero Sousa 06 May 2024
Málaga

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Un recorrido muy interesante y ameno. Estupendo el guía Camilo.
Narella 21 Jan 2024
Berlin

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
Un genio total, Carlos! Muy interesante la información. Recomendado
Francisco 04 Dec 2023
Granada

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Muy ameno y el guía muy atento y bien las explucaciones
Leslie 01 Oct 2023
Muret

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Travelled in family - Oct 2023
Un recorrido muy lindo y con datos muy interesantes! El gurú bastante agradable y paciente.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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