Shopping in Leipzig

our BIG MAMA recommendations

Shopping in Leipzig
Our recommendations for the best shopping opportunities in Leipzig.

Leipzig is a true shopping paradise that offers a wealth of shopping opportunities, from large shopping centers to charming boutiques and weekly markets. In this vibrant city, you'll find everything your shopping heart desires. From Hotel BIG MAMA Leipzig, located conveniently near Leipzig Hauptbahnhof, many of these shopping destinations are easily accessible. Let's discover the best shopping districts and centers in Leipzig:





Mädler-Passage and Specks Hof

The Mädler Passage and Specks Hof are two well-known historic passages in Leipzig, Germany. The Mädler Passage is located near the Marketplace and is renowned for its elegant architecture and charm. It was opened in 1912 and houses a variety of exclusive shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Particularly noteworthy is the famous restaurant "Auerbachs Keller," which opened its doors in the 16th century and gained worldwide fame through Goethe's "Faust."


The Specks Hof is another historic passage in Leipzig, situated in the city center. With its richly decorated facade and impressive inner courtyard, the Specks Hof exudes a unique atmosphere. The passage was built in the 19th century and now houses various shops, cafes, and galleries. Here, visitors can experience a blend of tradition and modernity while strolling through the charming arcades.


Both the Mädler Passage and Specks Hof are popular destinations for locals and tourists in Leipzig. They invite you to wander, shop, and indulge, offering a unique ambiance that reflects the history and culture of the city.

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Petersstraße und Grimmaische Straße

Petersstraße and Grimmaische Straße are two significant streets in Leipzig, Germany. Petersstraße stretches from the central marketplace to the University of Leipzig. It is known for its historic architecture, including the Old Town Hall and the Baroque palace. The street is also a popular shopping district with a variety of shops, boutiques, and restaurants.


Grimmaische Straße is located in close proximity to Petersstraße and is also an important thoroughfare in Leipzig. It extends from Augustusplatz to Johannisplatz, crossing through the central part of the city. Grimmaische Straße is renowned for its diverse shopping opportunities, including large retail stores and shopping centers.


Both Petersstraße and Grimmaische Straße have a rich history and are vibrant places in the heart of Leipzig. They offer a wide range of activities for both locals and tourists, from shopping and sightseeing to culinary experiences.

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The Höfe am Brühl is a modern shopping center in Leipzig that offers a variety of shopping opportunities. The shopping center is centrally located on Brühl, a bustling shopping street in the city center.


The Höfe am Brühl house a wide range of stores catering to diverse needs. Fashion enthusiasts will find a variety of international fashion chains as well as boutiques offering trendy clothing and accessories. There are also shoe stores where you can discover the latest footwear trends.


For lifestyle products and home accessories, there are various shops offering a variety of items to beautify your home or find gifts. Electronics enthusiasts will find stores with a selection of modern devices and gadgets.


Book lovers can browse through the bookstores in the Höfe am Brühl and be inspired by a variety of books. Jewelry stores offer a selection of elegant pieces for special occasions or everyday wear.


Additionally, the Höfe am Brühl feature a variety of dining establishments, including cafes, bakeries, and restaurants, where visitors can take a break and enjoy a variety of culinary delights.


The Höfe am Brühl provide a modern and appealing environment for shopping and strolling. With their wide range of stores and dining options, they have become a popular destination for locals and tourists seeking a variety of shopping opportunities.

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KarLi (Karl-Liebknecht-Straße)

Karl-Liebknecht-Straße, also known as KarLi, is a vibrant shopping street in Leipzig, Germany. It stretches south of the city center and is known for its diverse shopping opportunities and lively urban atmosphere.


KarLi offers a varied selection of stores that reflect visitors' individual styles and preferences. Fashion enthusiasts will find a mix of international fashion brands and small boutiques with unique pieces. From trendy streetwear to elegant designer items, there is something to discover for every taste.


In addition to fashion, KarLi also features a variety of stores for lifestyle products. From vintage shops to second-hand boutiques and interior design stores, visitors will find a wealth of items to decorate their homes or indulge themselves with original accessories.


Karl-Liebknecht-Straße is also a hotspot for book lovers. There are bookstores offering a wide selection of literature, non-fiction books, travel guides, and more. It's an ideal place to browse the shelves and discover new literary treasures.


Furthermore, KarLi offers a rich selection of cafes, restaurants, and bars where visitors can take a break and indulge in culinary delights. From cozy cafes with homemade cakes to international restaurants with diverse flavors, there is something suitable for every taste and budget.


The shopping opportunities along Karl-Liebknecht-Straße provide an exciting mix of fashion, lifestyle products, books, and culinary experiences. With its urban charm and lively atmosphere, KarLi is a popular meeting place for locals and visitors seeking a unique shopping experience.

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Plagwitz und Lindenau

Plagwitz and Lindenau are two neighborhoods in Leipzig that are known for their diverse shopping opportunities. Both districts have undergone an interesting development in recent years and have become trendy areas for creatives, artists, and alternative shops.


In Plagwitz, visitors will find a mix of small independent stores, galleries, and workshops. Here, they can discover handmade products, vintage clothing, unique furniture pieces, and artworks. The neighborhood has a hip atmosphere characterized by creativity and innovation.


On the other hand, Lindenau offers a wide range of shops that cater to the needs of residents and visitors. Here, you can find supermarkets, organic stores, drugstores, and many other everyday necessities. Additionally, Lindenau also features charming small boutiques offering fashion, jewelry, and accessories.


Both neighborhoods also have weekly markets where fresh food, regional products, and handmade goods are sold. These markets provide a great opportunity to experience the local culture and taste of Plagwitz and Lindenau.


Both Plagwitz and Lindenau are vibrant neighborhoods with a unique atmosphere and a wide range of shopping opportunities. From creative artisanal products to practical everyday items, there is something for everyone. These districts are popular destinations for locals and tourists looking for individual and unique shopping experiences.

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Weekly Markets

Leipzig offers a variety of weekly markets where fresh food, regional products, and handmade goods are available. Here are some of the well-known markets in Leipzig along with their addresses:



Market at Clara-Zetkin-Park

This popular weekly market is located at Richard-Wagner-Hain 9, 04109 Leipzig. Visitors can find a wide selection of fruits, vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, and flowers.



Market at Augustusplatz

The market at Augustusplatz is one of the largest weekly markets in Leipzig. It is located directly at Augustusplatz and offers a variety of fresh food and other products.



Market at Hauptbahnhof

This market is located at Willy-Brandt-Platz 7, 04109 Leipzig, right in front of the main train station. Here you can find a variety of stalls offering fruits, vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, and more.



Connewitz Weekly Market

The Connewitz weekly market takes place every Tuesday at Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße 29, 04277 Leipzig. Visitors can explore regional products and handmade goods here.



Market at Rathausplatz

This market is located directly at Leipzig City Hall, Martin-Luther-Ring 4-6, 04109 Leipzig. It offers a wide selection of fresh food and regional products.



It's important to note that addresses and market hours may be subject to change. It's advisable to check for the latest information before visiting to ensure that the market is open and no changes have been made.




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