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The centre of the city.

This IS the centre of the city as it leads to all points. Most tram lines go through, so you can... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Clive R
Yet more scaffolding.

Another restricted view due to renovation work taking place.The shallow fountain is popular with... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Alan B
Newport, United Kingdom
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Augustusplatz, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This IS the centre of the city as it leads to all points. Most tram lines go through, so you can pick one up to where you want to go. One side has the Opera House and the opposite side the Gewanthaus. Between is the...More

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Another restricted view due to renovation work taking place.The shallow fountain is popular with children playing but why the big ducks.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We attended a program of the Leipzig Ballet Company (really more modern dance than ballet) at the Opera House on Agustusplatz. While the square is lovely, the Opera House is more utilitarian than grand. It does have good sight lines for viewing, but neither the...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I just found this as a large open area, not much to see and do, fountains were not working as it was early Easter weekend etc. But if your walking around town it wont hurt to pass through

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The square may not be very interesting in general, but in December there is the christmas market with thematic highligts. (Tirol market and scandinavian market this year). And you can find an amusement park for kids too; but only till Dec 23rd.

Thank Tamer H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Platz is just a large open area, but it is surrounded by the Opera House, the Krochaus and its tower, Leipzig University and the University church. Alos the square is loaded with Tram and bus traffic and connections. The platz is a short walk...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A small square with the Opera House and the university on it, also the entrance to Panarama Tower. Can also get trams from this area

Thank 15Roc
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The square itself is not specially charming but it is bordered by a number of interesting buildings and therefore an almost obligate addition to any circuit in the center of town. A good part of it is pedestrian.

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful open square. You can see nice buildings like the Opera house, concert hall and the University of Leipzig. It is part of the city center and within walking distance to the Market square, main shopping area and many other attractions.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

It's quite the artistic and aesthetically pleasing plaza. Would recommend anyone to go there and have a nice time,also near many shops.

Thank Huimin J
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