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Auerbachs Keller


Dinning in Faust

Auerbachs Keller is very famous because German poet used to dine who is Goethe. He became inspired by the restaurant's legends and wrote it in his drama "Faust". You can enjoy a lot of picture and words from "Faust". #joingermantradition#foodanddrink#leipzig

St.Thomas Church


Thuringer Hof

Thuringer Hof is the oldest restaurant in Leipzig, you can enjoy the traditional Saxon food. The restaurant is the one that Martin Luther often stayed. #joingermantradition#foodanddrink#leipzig

Karl Heine Canal


Boat & Bicycle Tour

Try another Leipzig, why not take part in bicycle and boat tour. On the Karl Heine Canal, please listen to the pure music from nature. #joingermantradition#livingtraditions#leipzig

St.Thomas Church


The Monday Concert

Every July and August in summer, the Monday Concerts in front of the Bach Monument take place at St. Thomas Church, which is free charge for public. Today due to wether, the concert move into inside of church. #joingermantradition#livingtraditions#leipzig



Music Route

There is a music route with the metal indicator in Leipzig, you can find several places regarding Mendelssohn, Bach, and other musicians, then you can feel the whole city is surrounded by music, so wonderful! #joingermantradition#livingtraditions#leipzig

Highfield Festival

The best Indie-Rock-Festival in the East

The festival near Großpösna is the most important indie-rock festival in the eastern states of Germany by now. The Beatsteaks, Placebo, Billy Talent and the Foo Fighters are regular guests such as German bands like Seeed, K.I.Z. and Casper and fire up the two stages in front of 25.000 visitors. Situated at Störmthaler See, the festival guarantees a fun weekend of sunshine, hanging by the lake and seeing some favorite bands without any feeling of the area being overcrowded. As one of the greener festivals, there is a „Green Camp“ and the „Viva Con Agua“ initiative creates ecological awareness.

For fans of: The National, Donots, 30 Seconds to Mars, Arctic Monkeys, Kettcar, Interpol

WGT Wave Gothic Festival

A day with Lipzi Tours

We met John Ommeln from Lipzi Tours in Leipzig. He organizes guided tours for groups as well as individually adapted tours. You can choose from tours by bike or walk. We walked around in the western parts of the city, in the areas Plagwitz and Lindenau. It was incredibly beautiful! John really knows everything about Leipzig. And we learned a lot. Such as the fascinating history of the city, today's music scene and food culture. Speaking of food culture, veganism have become very popular here. Exciting!
Did you know that Leipzig was previously known for its fairs? The fairs meant that people from other parts of the world came to the city, which was unusually during communism time. It has affected Leipzig a lot and has led to that the people there are more open today. The city was, because of this, not as closed to the outside world.
We got to see several beautiful parks during the long walk. We are very fond of all the green surroundings mixed with the beautiful and magnificent houses and graffiti. In Leipzig nature meets the urban.

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07. January 2013 by Tim Sass
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Highfield Festival


One of the biggest rock festivals in Germany. Every year in August thousands of people visit the 3 day festival to enjoy the great music, the location and the unique feeling. Very nice spirit at the Störmthaler See in the Leipzig New Lakeland (Leipziger Neuseenland) and of course very hot rock music and international acts like billy talent, madsen, heaven shall burn, ...

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