Schnuphase'sche Buchhandlung


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Schnuphase'sche Buchhandlung

If you are looking for a good read, you should visit this cozy bookstore. They also have a well-assorted range of regional literature.


There are plenty of opportunities to purchase local wares and beverages together with beers and schnaps at the Brewery Museum. The main shopping area is on and around the five historical marketplaces of the old town, all within easy reach. Altenburg Liqueur can be obtained in many different varieties from the Distillery. Altenburg mustard comes in more than 150 varieties and is available from the Mustard Shop on Moritzstrasse. Altenburg playing cards and special editions of the “Spielkartenladen” can be found in the Tourist Information in the main market place. This is also the largest souvenir shop with an extensive choice of regional specialities and products such as the famous goat cheese. Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days with farmers bringing their goods to sell. Historical books and antiquities can be purchased in the many little shops on the cobble-stoned streets of old town around the market place. Local pottery can be bought in several workshops in Altenburg and the villages round about.