Viele bunte Raclambücher in einer großem Bücherwand.

Leipzig – City of Books

In the 18th, 19th and beginning of the 20th century Leipzig was the book metropolis of Germany.

This bus tour traces the footsteps of writers, publishers and printers who once founded Leipzig’s reputation as a book city.

Get to know the places where Theodor Mommsen, Erich Kästner or publishers such as Brockhaus and Reclam worked, where the Brandstetter and Interdruck printing works made book history.

Follow the development of the Book Fair from its beginnings to the present day and discover places associated with it. This special city tour opens an important chapter in European cultural history.