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Market Square (Markt), Leipzig

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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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  • It is small but it is nice however I found that some modern constructions were blocking the view in case you want to take nice photos. For example, an elevator for the Sbahn in front of old houses... 
    It is small but it is nice however I found that some modern constructions were blocking the view in case you want to take nice photos. For example, an elevator for the Sbahn in front of old houses...  more »
  • On the square you can find the new town hall. Almost every day there’s market where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables. 
    On the square you can find the new town hall. Almost every day there’s market where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables.  more »
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  • I visited Leipzig with my wife and we both enjoyed it very much. I was surprised at how many shops there were. The were some many side streets and interesting corners. The most interesting thing were the old buildings which I later found out some had been reconstructed after the war. Well they did a good job. Amazing place and worth a visit.
  • the historical center of the city contains its charm and calm, even most of the buildings were completely renovated or reconstructed after the war. der Markt is a must visit area indeed, and it is still works as a real marketplace on weekdays with decent produce

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