The Leipzig Gewandhaus

Augustusplatz 8, 04109 Leipzig

Tel. : +49 (0) 341 1270280

Fax : +49 (0) 341 1270222


www.gewandhaus.de

General

With the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig owns a world-class orchestra. Its venue is the Gewandhaus at the Augustusplatz - a concert hall built of glass and concrete with excellent acoustics. The most famous Gewandhaus conductor of the past is Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. The annual Mendelssohn-Festival is dedicated to him.

Accessibility

Additional access information for wheelchair users and persons with reduced mobility:

  • Lift: Control panel 145 cm inside, 138 cm outside
  • WC for wheelchair users (with EURO key): Door 82 cm, 150x150 cm in front of and 95 cm beside the WC

  • Induction loops available

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Accessibility Information

Access to the facility / moving inside the facility

Ramps with > 6% ascent are reported in the text

  • Door width min. 70 cm
    Entrance with max. one step or ramp


Elevator

Operating elements with a height of > 115 cm are reported in the text

  • Door width min. 90 cm
    Access without steps (max. 3 cm) or with ramp
    Space inside elevator min. 110 x 140 cm


WC for wheelchair users

  • Door width min. 90 cm
    Access without steps (max. 3 cm) or with ramp
    Space in front of toilet min. 150 x 150 cm
    Space left or right of the toilet min. 90 cm
    Folding toilet support rails present


Additional aids / Offers

  • Aids / Offers for deaf and hearing-impaired persons