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Culture of Nurnberg. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Nuremberg The city of Nuremberg offers its guests a rich cultural program as the tourist destination has preserved plenty of historical landmarks and sights and offers various museums for exploration. A significant spot of tourist interest is the Albrecht Durer’s House owned by the famous painter at the turn of 15th and 16th centuries. The house served as a workshop for the painter. Today the building is reequipped into an interesting museum devoted to the creative work of the artist. Apart from astonishing paintings the museum presents a vast collection of antique units once owned by the painter.
Nuremberg is a perfect tourist destination for family vacations. The city is visited by the gastronomy tourism fans, night entertainment admirers, shop-a-holics and eco tourism enthusiasts. … Open
One of the main symbols of the city is a fountain with unusual name of Ehekarussel meaning the Marriage marry-go-round. The fountain is decorated with original statuary group created by Juergen Weber. The author of the fountain composition was inspired for creating of the masterpiece by the work of the poet Hans Sachs. The statuary group is a kind of illustration of one of the poet’s creations.
The German National Museum will be of great interest for all city guests. Its opening was held in 1852 and nowadays it is the largest scale museum devoted to culture of Germany. Its exposition presents more than two millions of showpieces among which tourists will find art creations and household items of local folks, antique firearms and handicrafts as well as archeological artifacts discovered on the territory of the city. Copyright
1. Tourists visiting the city of Nuremberg for the first time should necessarily visit one of the Nuremberg Info tourist centers. One of them is located not far from the railway station and … Open
Nuremberg is a place of location of another unique object being the Saint Lawrence Church. This is the largest religious building in the country executed in Gothic style. The building was constructed in the middle of the 13th century and was severely destroyed during the World War II. Only in 1952 architects managed to restore the construction. Some of the elements of the building still remain untouched, among which one will find an original rose like window being 9m in diameter.
Nuremberg The church keeps numerous religious artifacts and majestic statues, its inner halls and premises are as well of great interest to explore. Another interesting spot to visit in Nuremberg is the Krakow House. It is placed in the ancient tower. The opening of the Krakow House was held in 1996. This landmark is symbolic of friendship between Germany and Poland. Krakow now hosts the same type Nuremberg House. Pictorial art admirers should visit the Nuremberg Exhibition Center (Kunsthalle) which keeps a rich collection of paintings of German artists. Archeological science and natural history fans will love the Norishalle exhibition center which also keeps an interesting collection of unique items.
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Public palaces near Nurnberg
♥   Palace 'Ansbach Castle' Ansbach, 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Altenburg Castle' , 49.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Alte Hofhaltung and Neue Residenz' Bamberg, 50.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'New Castle' Bayreuth, 65.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Nurnberg and around
♥   Art museum 'Germanisches Nationalmuseum' Nuremberg, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Neues Museum Nürnberg' Nuremberg, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Nurnberg
♥   Stephanskirche, Bamberg, 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kirche St. Jakob, Bamberg, 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Michaelskirche, Bamberg, 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kirche St. Gandolf, Bamberg, 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Maria Brünnlein Zum Trost und Christi Himmelfahrt, Wemding, 69.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilka Mariä Himmelfahrt, Staffelstein-Vierzehnheiligen, 73.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Germany

Cologne was badly damaged during the bombing in the Second World War, but most of the monuments of architecture were restored. The ensemble of 12 Romanesque churches is among them. The oldest of them, the Church of Saint Gereon, was founded in the 4th century. The main attraction of the city, the Cologne Cathedral, was built in the Gothic style. The edifice suffered even a direct hit of a bomb; today it is one of the few original surviving in the city. Cologne has always been the capital of Catholicism in Germany, and, therefore, there is a huge number of churches of different times. One of the most famous water castles - the White House of the 10th century - can be seen close to the city. … Open
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