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More than Just a Passage

I had so short a time I did not get to explore many of these, but Leipzig is a city of passages. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jack H
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Greenville, South Carolina
Magnificent, glass-roofed arcade!

This is one of the few remaining shopping arcades which is architecturally magnificent. It is a... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Angela C
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London, United Kingdom
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Leipzig's most famous promenade provides numerous shopping opportunities.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had so short a time I did not get to explore many of these, but Leipzig is a city of passages. I did get to the Madler, whose modest entrance belies the near shock upon entering - it's a beauty, with a ceiling that...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is one of the few remaining shopping arcades which is architecturally magnificent. It is a high-quality retail space, named after Anton Madler, who was the owner of the Moritz Madler suitcase and bag factory. It was built between 1912-1914, but totally reconstructed in 1995-1997....More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Nice shops inside a cnverted old building, i found it hard to believe this was once part of Eastern Germany as its so western style now with its brands of shps etc, but i recommend walk through

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We were searching for a library when we found this. It is a nice place to take a few photos or drink a tea but that's it I think. The arhitecture is nice but not spectacular. We found also to statues with scenes from Faust

1  Thank Carmen-druta
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is one (the most famous?) of passages that there are a few in the old town area... As in other places, there are new and old buildings (in style of the old ones), mixed together... If you have time, then go for a walk...More

1  Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Good and expressive stores, but cosy place to walk and look around. The Goethe bar is around there too.

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Definitely a must do if you are visiting Leipzig. This arcade was built by Anton Madler 1912-13 and due to the popularity of the famous "Auerbachs Keller" below it, it was decided to incorporate it in the design. there is a statue of Faust at...More

2  Thank KiwiNickJax
Reviewed 25 November 2017

A gorgeous arcade dates back to 1525, originated as a wine bar. The passage grew to include the surrounding buildings around 100 years ago. This is a shopping arcade. With numerous shops, stores and restaurants, the passage is a popular tourist attraction in Leipzig. A...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This historic building has lots of shops and places to have coffee and a bite. It has a restaurant featuring a statue of Faust outside the entrance to Auberach's Keller. Interesting old place.

Thank md2242
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The various passages give one an excellent understanding of the changing nature of commerce over the centuries as people moved from selling individual goods to having models which people purchased from. Much smaller venues for the later practice.

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