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Market Square (Markt), Leipzig

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Market Square (Markt), considered the heart of Leipzig, is popular with locals and tourists alike. Grab a beer and some snacks from one of the restaurants that line square, and take in the sights and sounds. The old town hall building is a particularly striking and is home to the city museum. The square's many charming shops are a good place to pick up souvenirs. If you come in the morning, you may find a market underway. Use our Leipzig travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Market Square (Markt) and other attractions in Leipzig.
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  • Beautiful plaza in front of the old town hall. Great place to gather, take a picture and also grab a drink  more »
  • Absolutely stunning location, with pretty buildings. Really good selection of bars, restaurants and shops, definitely worth a visit while in Leipzig.  more »
  • Beautiful historical square in the very center of the city, and its tourist center. Around you can find many shops and restaurants. The center sometimes hosts various entertaining activities. And even one museum: Museum of City History. In combination, this building is also a city hall.
  • Old world charm with beautiful cafes and lovely food. The square gives a very good and fun filled vibe. Worth a visit.
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