10 Most Popular Christmas Markets in Germany


9. Leipzig Christmas Market (Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt)

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Leipzig is a city where every street is saturated with a century-old history, which makes you fall in love with it from the first step. On the eve of Christmas, this city is where you want to return to time after time.

The Leipzig Christmas market tradition dates back to 1458, making it the second oldest market in Germany. More than 250 stalls are located in the historical part of the city, on the central square. The adherence to centuries-old traditions and culinary diversity make the Christmas market in Leipzig one of the most beautiful in Germany.

In addition, right in the city is the world’s largest free-standing advent calendar with an area of 857 m2. And that is not all; The Saxon spruce Christmas tree and the 38-meter-tall Ferris wheel are also some of the market’s most eye-catching features. Finally, the music that can be heard on the square deserves special attention. After all, it is performed by a group of trumpeters from the balcony of the Old Town Hall.