Leipzig Itinerary 1 Day

A Day in Leipzig - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

The booming city of Germany's Saxon state, Leipzig is known for its vast military history, glittering churches, and picturesque landscapes. It is the tenth most populous city of Germany and if you are spending 1 day in Leipzig, you will find the city as a perfect amalgamation of modern architectures and a rich historical heritage. The city has also been home to various artists and authors. This 1-day Leipzig itinerary will help to know it more closely and actively.

How to spend 1 day in Leipzig?


Begin your day at City-Hochhaus Leipzig, the 36-storey skyscraper of Leipzig. Your next destination for the day will be St. Nicholas Church. The Romanesque style of architecture of this 16th-century church is worth seeing. Right next to the church there is Museum of Antiquities. You can also visit the N' Ostalgie Museum and then Kriminalmuseum Leipzig. There are more museums in the nearby area that will give you a lot of information about the history and culture of Leipzig. One of these is the cube-shaped glass museum of Museum der bildenden Künste that house a large collection of paintings from the medieval period to the modern times. If you are with kids, take them to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum.


Enjoy a traditional German breakfast and head to the Old Exchange which is a local history museum in the city. Just a stone's throw from it is another history museum called Altes Rathaus. To indulge more into the culture of Leipzig, it would be a great idea to take a tour of its historical market. There are many attractions inside the market itself. You can see St. Thomas church here and also gorge on the mouthwatering street food or have your lunch at Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum.


Before sunset, you can spend some fun-filled time at BELANTIS - The Adventure Kingdom. After that, head straight to the beautiful lake of Cospudener See which is highly popular among the locals. Relax at the sauna located by the lake. You can take another trip to another beautiful lake located in the city called Markkleeberger See and enjoy a boat ride at the time of sunset. There are some local restaurants nearby that offer delicious German food.

Spend 24 hours in Leipzig and the city and the plush landscapes and iconic architectures will lure you forever.

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