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Sightseeing in Nurnberg - what to see. Complete travel guide

Despite the fact that Nuremberg is quite an old town, it perfectly combines ancient traditions and modern life. It doesn’t look like the majority of old cities of Europe, which are wrapped in peace and quiet. Life in Nurnberg never stops at any time of day and night.
Cultural life in Nuremberg is rich in bright and remarkable holidays and festivals which are fully reflecting traditions and customs of local folks. The Volksfest festival is at best … Open
While making a walk on the streets and visiting the local attractions, you can see merry street musicians, and see ancient houses very close to modern buildings. Nuremberg has prepared a lot of entertainment for its guests. There are two beautiful theaters in the city - Casablanca and Admiral Filmpalast, large zoos, and, of course, large number of places of interest.
Kaiserburg Castle, which construction took place in the 11th century, is one of the main symbols of the city. The building is surrounded by a large park, and the courtyard is decorated with beautiful sculptures. On the territory of the castle are also located a small chapel and a 50 m deep well. The Church of St. Lawrence built in 1260 is one of the most important religious places of interest. This beautiful building represents the early Gothic style. Many years ago an ancient Roman basilica was standing on the territory of the church. During the Second World War, the majority of the treasures from the church were looted, but some of them were saved. Today everyone can see the priceless relics that have been kept in the church for hundreds of years. Near the center of the city you will find Market Square, which is the location of a stunningly beautiful Church of Our Lady. This is a great place for walking. Here you will find wonderful fountains and sculptures, as well as several souvenir shops. On Christmas Eve the square becomes the location of fair traders that attract people from all over the country. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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. … Open
On the Market Square, you can see one of the main local religious attractions - the beautiful Church of Our Lady. The magnificent Gothic-style church was badly damaged during the Second World War, its reconstruction was completed in 1953. Despite the horror of war, the church has preserved many of its relics. Its facade is still adorned by an old clock created back in the early 16th century, while the main decoration of the church interior is the 15th-century altar.
No less interesting Gothic monument is St. Sebaldus Church built in the 13th century and named after the patron saint of the city. Until 1945, its walls housed a unique organ of the 15th century that was played by many famous composers. In 1945, it was completely destroyed during the bombing. In 1975, a new organ was installed in the church, listening to which would be interesting for all classical music fans.
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 few city buildings that miraculously survived during the war is Albrecht Dürer's House. Back in the 15th century, this beautiful national-style house belonged to the famous artist, his family lived in the house until 1528. Subsequently, the building has changed a lot of owners, and in the 19th century, it was decided to convert it into a museum dedicated to the life and work of the artist. The building has preserved its unique historical atmosphere; today it contains interesting collections of antique furniture, works of art, as well as personal belongings of former owners.
Travelers with children would be interested in visiting the local Toy Museum, which is also housed in a very beautiful 16th-century building. Founders of this popular museum are members of the Bayer family. The most valuable museum's exhibits are clay dolls, the local production of which began back in the 14th century. In the museum, you can also see very beautiful dollhouses made by local masters in the 17th century; the museum's extensive exposition includes more than 65,000 exhibits.
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
A tour of Museum Tucherschloss und Hirsvogelsaal dating back to the 16th century promises to be exciting. Today, part of the castle is occupied by an interesting museum that stores ancient works of art, personal belongings of Tucher family members, as well as other unique antiques.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Nurnberg
♥   Shopping area ' Karolinenstraße' Nurnberg, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Nurnberg
♥   Castle 'Nürnberger Burg' , 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cadolzburg' , 15.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Adelsdorf' , 30.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Rabenstein' , 46.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bramberg Castle Bavaria' , 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
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

Sightseeing in Germany: things to see

The Brandenburg Gate is considered the main sight of Berlin, the capital of the country. The building of the Gate took place in 1788 – 1791. Nowadays, the monument is an important historic object. Once known as a “Charlie “guarding point, the monument was turned into a museum dedicated to the Cold War. The majority of ancient buildings in Berlin were destroyed during the Second World War, only a few have managed to survive till our days. These are St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, St. Nicolas Cathedral, the building of Arsenal, Marienkirche and Berlin Zoo, the biggest zoo in the world. Many historic landmarks were restored literally from ruins – the Berlin State Opera, Bellevue Palace, Reichstag, Charlottenberg Palace and Kaiser Wilhelm Kirche. There are more than a dozen of interesting museums in Berlin, the most famous of which are the Museum of Egypt, the Prussian Palace Museum, Bode Gallery, Kulturforum, Museum Island, the New National Gallery and Pergamon Museum. … Open
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