Leipzig is the largest city in Saxony. This is the unique city where everyone can always find what to do and what to see. Leipzig is famous for many historical events. In this city Goethe wrote his poem "Faust". Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner and other historical personalities lived here in the past. In 1813, a great battle of nations took place near Leipzig, and in 1989, the city's residents took an active part in the democratic revolution. Travelers who are not interested in history and art like to come to Leipzig for shopping. There are also many activities for travelers with pets in this city. So come to Leipzig with your dog. We are sure you will love the city!
See the sights of Leipzig with a dog
Walking the dog on Augustusplatz
Augustusplatz is the most important square in the city, right next to the main train station. This square is of particular importance for the history of Germany, since peaceful demonstrations against the GDR regime took place here in 1989. Today there are many sights here, so the most convenient place to start your walk through the city is Augustus Square. On the square you will find the Mendebrunnen, the Gewandhaus, the University of Leipzig, the Opera House and the Krochhochhaus. This place is easy to get to from anywhere in the city as all trams go through Augustusplatz. Even if you and your dog are only coming for a few days, you should definitely take a walk at Augustusplatz!
See University of Leipzig with pets
The modern building of the University of Leipzig cannot be overlooked on a walk across Augustusplatz. However, this is not the only building belonging to the university. Numerous university institutes, laboratories, libraries and other premises are spread throughout the city. You can walk around the building with your dog from the outside and see the unusual outbuildings. Visitors can also enter the building, but unfortunately pets are not allowed.
Visit the marketplace with a dog
As in many other cities, Leipzig's market square is a historically important place and a popular tourist destination. There are buildings from different times here. Along the Market Square you will see the Old Town Hall, the Royal House and modern shopping malls. In winter, the square transforms and houses the Leipzig Christmas market. Lights shine everywhere and a magical atmosphere is created on the market square. If you come to Leipzig in December, you should definitely visit the Christmas market. There you and your dog will have many unforgettable experiences!
Visit Thomas Church with dogs
St. Thomas Church not only pleases residents and visitors of the city with its impressive architecture, but is also an important historical monument. The famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach used to conduct the boys' choir here. There is also a monument in honor of the composer on the territory of the church. Strolling through St. Thomas Church is an essential part of a trip to Leipzig. Opposite the church is a spacious lawn where your dog will be happy to run and where you can rest after a long walk.
Go to the Monument to the Battle of the Nations with domestic animals
If you have enough time, visit the Monument to the Battle of the Nations. This impressive monument was erected to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the great battle that took place near Leipzig in 1813. The building amazes visitors with its grandeur, and even if you don't know much about the monument, it's easy to guess from its appearance that it's dedicated to military events. A stone of Napoleon is placed next to the monument. It is said that the emperor watched the battle from this point on the hill. Don't forget to take your dog with you, together you will enjoy walking even more
Pet-friendly hotels in Leipzig
If you are looking for a hotel in Leipzig at a reasonable price, the Arthotel ANA Symphonie is the right choice for you! The hotel is conveniently located, just a few minutes' walk from the main train station. The guests of the hotel especially appreciate the original interior of the rooms with bright details. The hotel is equipped with all necessary amenities. The rooms have air conditioning, cable TV and free WiFi. You can order breakfast here for a surcharge. There is also an additional charge for guests with pets. You should pay 10 euros per dog per night at Arthotel ANA Symphonie.
The 5-star Aparthotel Felix Suites is located on Augustusplatz, close to most popular attractions. The main advantage of this hotel is the breathtaking view of Leipzig University and the square that opens from the windows. The hotel also has its own restaurant, where visitors particularly like to enjoy the city view. If you like to cook for yourself when you travel, the hotel suites have the kitchens for guests. The Felix Hotel offers all amenities for the comfort of its visitors. Pets are allowed in the suites. A night with the dog costs 25 euros here.
The modern and affordable hotel ibis is located in the old town. Nearby attractions include the university, the Gewandhaus and the Leipzig Zoo. The hotel offers stylish and practical rooms as well as PC workstations, the laundry and the bar and lounge. You can also use our own parking spaces for an additional fee. The ibis hotel welcomes pets, but the maximum weight of the animal is 10 kg. To stay with the pet you should pay 8 euros per night. Guests can take service animals with them free of charge.
Pet-friendly restaurants and cafes in Leipzig
Visit rest cellar with dog
If you would like to try regional cuisine, we recommend the Rastkeller restaurant. You will find this place easily as it is located in the new town hall building. The restaurant offers various German dishes such as grilled specialties, healthy meals and of course beer. In the rest cellar you will find a large selection of excellent beer and other drinks. This restaurant is pet friendly, so bring your dog and come here for dinner!
· Lotterstr. 1 Center, New Town Hall, UG, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany.
Eating with pets at ZIHNO Kitchen & Bar
Are you looking for an extraordinary place with a nice atmosphere? So visit ZIHNO Kitchen & Bar! It is a contemporary restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and its own pub. Bright design and delicious dishes will make your evening unforgettable. During the warmer months, ZIHNO opens a summer veranda and you can choose to dine inside or outside with your dog. Pets are always welcome here.
· Martin-Luther-Ring 2 Center, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany.
Try Asian food with your dog at HOSHI Restaurant
For Asian food, come to HOSHI Restaurant. This restaurant is located next to the Thomaskirche, in the city center. The menu features Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese dishes, with vegetarian options also available. A distinctive feature of the restaurant is the availability of various drinks from Japan. Visitors keep coming here to get a feel for the Asian vibe. The HOSHI restaurant has another advantage. You are allowed to bring pets here. Be sure to visit this place with your dog, you will definitely love the food!
· Ratsfreischulstr. 6 Zentrum, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony Germany.
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