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A Musical Guide of Leipzig

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Renowned commercial centre ever since medieval times, Leipzig is one of Germany’s most dynamic cities. With an unmatchable musical history above any other place in the world, Leipzig is a veritable city of music.

This year, celebrating the 325th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach and 200th anniversary of Robert Schuman, Leipzig invites its visitors to 365 days of musical therapy. Concerts, Oper Leipzig , festivals and exhibitions take place daily throughout the whole city. Moreover, visitors can enjoy the brand new Bach Museum that just opened its doors to the public in March this year.
Ideal for leisure walks and window shopping, Leipzig has a beautiful car-free city centre. All the main tourist sights are within walking distance. The principle attractions are the Monument of the Battle of the Nations, marking Napoleon’s fall, and the Old City Hall, a unique architectural masterpiece. For further cultural recharging, one could visit the Spinnerai – an old cotton mill – consisting of 11 unique art galleries. As the cradle of the 1989’s Peaceful Revolution against the communist regime, Leipzig is a distinct environment and a place of contrasts.
Leipzig hosts several international music festivals exhibiting the different sides of its identity. The Leipzig Goth Festival evokes Leipzig’s past through a well-fitted combination of medieval costumes, music and set within gothic architecture. The Leipzig Book Fair indicates the cultural inclination of its inhabitants. By contrast, Leipzig Pop Up and Jazztage both hint at the liveliness and energy of the town.

Whether you enjoy a coffee surrounded by Bach rhythms in the centre of the city or unwind with a stroll in the beautiful woodlands of Auenwald nearby, Leipzig is a perfect place for relaxation.

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