Nuremberg City Tour

Heilig-Geist-Spital

Nuremberg Buildings & Monuments Weißer TurmAm Ludwingsplatz Like the Laufer Schlag Tower, this is one of the few remaining parts of the penultimate city fortifications.The tower was built in the mid 13th century, severely damaged in 1945 and reconstructed in 1977. It is a rare gate-tower, and its name literally means ‘ The White Tower […]

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Nuremberg Museums

Documentation Centre Reichsparteitagsgelände An der Kongresshalle Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The permanent exhibition “Fascination and Violence”, which covers an area of 1200 m2, documents the connection between ideology and the architecture of the Third Reich. The 130 m pole made of […]

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Nuremberg Parks

Hesperiden Gardens Johannisstr. 47 Geöffnet: Apr. – Okt. 8 – 20 Uhr Opening hours: Apr. – Oct. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Several prestigious, contiguous public parks that were created as flower gardens by rich patricians during the Renaissance. An ideal place to relax when the weather is good. In the middle ages, this, and […]

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Nuremberg Theatre Venues

kaiserburg

Städtische Bühnen Nürnberg Opera House Richard-Wagner-Platz 2 The opera house was built between 1901 and 1905, redesigned by the Nazis, and was fortunately only slightly damaged in 1945. The building contains the main theatre, the studio theatre and the opera house. So many artists performed here, that it can not be mentioned in one set, […]

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Photos of Nuremberg

The famous ‘Ehekarussell’ was made by Jürgen Weber, and it’s been finished in 1981. Since the first day, ‘The marriage Carousel’ had all kind of reactions, but no one that seen this fountain left the place without many things on their mind. Especially the married people, who are still together, when you look up close […]

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Nuremberg City Tour

Following the almost total destruction of historic Nuremberg during the Second World War, the City council wisely rejected all suggestions to preserve a “tabula rasa” or, as happened in many other places, to erect a purely modern city on the ruins. It decided instead to proceed cautiously with the re-building of the old city, and […]

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Nuremberg’s Christmas market

Nuremberg Christmas market (Christkindlesmarkt), is certainly one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany and in Europe. It is an old tradition, going back hundreds of years. Every year during a month this German Christmas market gathers hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world. The famous Christmas Market of Nuremberg is a […]

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Streets Places

Hauptmarkt The Hauptmarkt (main market) Square is the setting for the traditional, world-famous Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas Market) that takes place every year from the Friday before the first Sunday of Advent. Up until 1349. this was the site of the first, Jewish ghetto in Nuremberg, which was torn down during a pogrom. This is the largest […]

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Old Town Festival

Germany’s nicest Old Town Festival! It features more than 60 events, including the traditional fishermen’s joust on the River Pegnitz, a wide variety of folklore programs and many musical events as well as the popular Hans-Sachs-Spiele theatre program. Every autumn, the Nuremberg Old Town Festival draws guests to the Insel Schütt and Hans-Sachs Square. The […]

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Monuments

Weisser Turm

Town Hall Rathausplatz Opening hours: Apr. – Oct. Tues. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m., Nov. – Mar. Tues. – Fri, 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. The town hall was built between 1616 and 1622 and was the last large secular building in Nuremberg. This is one of the most important buildings in Nuremberg. […]

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