The H+ Hotel Leipzig is ideally located for trips
In Leipzig city centre, there are historic buildings, museums and theatres that you can reach on foot from the H+ Hotel Leipzig. This Saxon metropolis is also known as a musical city. Go to one of the high-quality performances at the opera house or visit St. Thomas Church and retrace its musical history.
H+ Hotel Leipzig: Leipzig’s attractions within walking distance
Business travellers regularly come to Leipzig for the trade fairs. The trade fair grounds are only a few kilometres away from our hotel. At the H+ Hotel Leipzig, we can help you purchase entry tickets for various events and attractions. The H+ Hotel Leipzig is easy to reach from Leipzig/Halle airport, which is very close by. Come and stay in our H+ Hotel Leipzig above the city’s rooftops, central yet peaceful and only a few minutes’ walk from the historic and cultural sights of the city centre.
Start your tour of Leipzig in the large market square between Peterstraße and Grimmaischen Straße. Here you can see the old town hall, which was built in the 16th century and is one of the most important Renaissance buildings in Germany. Visit the Alte Handelsbörse on Naschmarkt and admire the bronze memorial to Goethe. Set aside an evening in Leipzig for going to a performance at the opera house or in the Gewandhaus, both of which you can reach on foot from the hotel. When it comes to cuisine, try the nearby Auerbachs Keller, one of the oldest restaurants in the city.
The Gewandhaus on what is now Augustusplatz in Leipzig has been the location for classical concerts and chamber music since 1981, performed by the internationally renowned Gewandhaus Orchestra, founded in 1781. The largest ceiling painting in Europe, ‘Song of Life’ is an impressive sight.
Excursions around Leipzig
Outside of the city centre, there are many places worth visiting around Leipzig which you can easily reach from our hotel. How about a tour of castles? Schönwölkau Castle from the 17th century and the magical Hohenprießnitz Castle and Zschepplin are only around 15km away from each other and can all be visited in one day. If you go the Rochlitzer Muldental region, it’s worth visiting the basilica in Wechselburg. It is one of the finest Romantic sacred buildings. You can also visit the Baroque castle and the Bäuerliche Museum.
Old town hall
On Leipziger Markt you can see the majestic old town hall, one of the finest German Renaissance buildings and an key landmark in the Saxon metropolis. The imposing Baroque tower, the cellars and the historic rooms are an exciting piece of Leipzig history.
Places of interest near the H+ Hotel Leipzig
Augustusplatz – big city square, big houses, big events
As one of the biggest city squares in Germany, Augustusplatz is the location for music and sports events, the Christmas market and other festivals. As well as the Oper, the Gewandhaus and the City Hochhaus, this is also the site of the MDR “Kubus” and the new university buildings. It take about ten minutes to walk here from the H+ Hotel Leipzig.» Continue to Location & surroundings
Nikolaikirche Church – The heart of the peaceful revolution of 1989
The Romanesque Nikolaikirche Church is one of the oldest churches in the city. The interior is designed in the classical style. In 1989, the Nikolaikirche was the starting point for the “Monday Demonstrations” and thus the peaceful revolution in the GDR. You will need about 15 minutes to walk here from the H+ Hotel Leipzig.
Mädler Passage – A prime example of Leipzig exhibition architecture
The Mädler-Passage, which was built between 1912 and 1914 and modelled on Milan, is a prime example of the commercial courtyards formerly used for the Leipzig Messe trade fair. Here you will find over 20 stores, a cabaret theatre group and the Goethe restaurant “Auerbachs Keller”. You can get there on foot in a quarter of an hour from the H+ Hotel Leipzig.
Deutsche Bücherei – A hoard of knowledge with museum
Along with the Deutsche Bibliothek in Frankfurt, the Deutsche Bücherei (German Library), founded in 1912, form the “German National Library” with a stock of over 30 million books. The German book and written word museum displays valuable exhibits form the cultural world of books. You can walk here from the H+ Hotel Leipzig in 20 minutes, through the Friedenspark.
Gohliser Schlösschen Castle - a Rococo jewel
Gohliser Schlösschen was built in the Rococo style in 1755/56, and the ballroom was designed by Adam Friedrich Oeser. In the garden, you can look forward to a café, and guided tours are available. The Schiller House is very nearby, with a memorial and historic cottage garden. It takes about ten minutes to drive here from the H+ Hotel Leipzig.» Continue to Location & surroundings