Leipzig Compact

A City Stroll - Starting at the Tourist Information

A walking tour through the city center with one of our certified guides is the best way to discover the most famous sights of Leipzig’s city center in a short time. Walking through the modern Speck’s Hof passage we first reach the St. Nicholas Church with its churchyard, which was the focus of events in fall 1989. We go on to the Augustusplatz with...

The Times and Tales

This tour offers witty anecdotes and legends out of Leipzig’s history. Do you know the reason why the Central Train Station was made up of two halves? Or do you know the spicy story that is behind the Mendebrunnen fountain? Guess why Bach’s coat pocket is turned inside out! And how does a Greenlander get to Leipzig? What is the term “Kaffeesachse”...