The name of the Leipzig barefoot alley goes back to the Franciscan order founded in the 13th century by Francis of Assisi (Umbria, Italy). Not least because of their social status (since they were also referred to as mendicant orders), the Franciscans were monks who did not wear shoes and thus went barefoot through life.
The Barfußgäßchen Leipzig is now a magnet for tourists. There is one bar after the other, one inn after another. The Barfußgäßchen Leipzig is divided into a pure pedestrian zone and a drivable area. Within the narrow pedestrian zone (starting from the Leipziger market on the corner to the king Albert house) is day and night tourist enterprise. Throughout the year, you can sit outside comfortably, drink your beer or wine and plenty of food.
June 15, 2019
Barfußgässchen was founded in 1996 by two dozen Leipzig innkeepers and bears the name Drallewatsch. Drallewatsch is a ursächsisches word and means "to experience something" and "to stroll from pub to pub".In the oldest part of the city you also get an impression of how densely the inner city used to be. Close by are historic buildings from the Renaissance, Baroque and Gründerzeit periods. Here in the Barfußgasse, in the Fleischergasse and in the Klostergasse you will find many restaurants with the most varied offers - from the traditional restaurant to the trendy pub.
September 10, 2019
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