The city hall with a statue of the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf
Lützen  is a town with about 3600 inhabitants in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. Two great battles has been fought near the town, one in 1632 (Thirty Year's War) and another in 1813 (Napoleonic War).
The train line to Lützen has been suspended, so you can take the bus from nearby Leipzig or get to Lützen by car. To get there by bus from Leipzig, take a train or bus 65 to Markranstädt, Bahnhof and change there to bus 165.
The town is quite small, so it is easy to get around by foot.
- 1632 Battle memorial, Gustav-Adolf-Strasse 42 (2km from the city center along the road towards Leipzig), ☎ +49 34444 203 17 ([email protected]), . Tue-Sun 10-17. The Swedish king Gustav II Adolf died in the battle of 1632, therefore most of the tourists visiting the castle are Swedes. edit
- Lützen castle (Schlossstrasse 4), ☎ +49 34444 202 28 ([email protected], fax: +49 34444 906 93), . Tue-Sun 10-17. In the castle there is also a museum on the two battles. edit
- The town hall, Markt 1. edit
There are no souvenir shops in Lützen.
- Roter Löwe, Ernst-Thälmann-Strasse 9, ☎ +49 34444 23332. edit
- Hotel Pension Köper, Ernst-Thälmann-Strasse 25, ☎ +49 34444 3060. edit