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Nuremberg - Frauenkirche 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 reflects the passion of local people to beer. The festival is held two times per year. Commonly the festival is attended by more than a million of foreign guests. Tasting of popular beer sorts, rich tables with plenty of treats, excellent entertaining program in local pubs and beer restaurants turn the festival into one of the most waited favorite events among local folks.
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 … Open
Those tourists wishing to learn folk music traditions of the local people should visit Nuremberg in September as this is exactly the time when the Altstadtfest festival is held. The event features rich entertaining program. Many dance shows and music concerts, street artists’ shows and open air theatrical performances, exhibitions of artworks of amateur artists and sculptors are held within the festival.
The Altstadtfest festival will be of great interest for the youngest visitors too as the festival presents exciting entertaining competitions and shows for kids. Nuremberg will be an interesting destination to visit for music fans as well. The city is an established place for holding of several global music festivals. Annually the city is visited by thousands of rock music fans attracted with the grandest festival Rock im Park. Copyright
A typical Bavarian city of Nuremberg is identified by many tourists with traditional Bavarian sausages. These roast sausages can be justly called an ethnic treat served to city guests as in … Open
The festival offers open air stages where the concerts of popular music bands take place. Amateur bands are also taking part in the festival. Classic music fans annually visit the Klassik Open Air festival. This music event also attracts many guests. The Internationales Figurentheater-Festival also deserves tourist attention. The event will be of great interest for dramatic art admirers.
Nuremberg, Germany The event features a rather unusual specific character. The festival is devoted to the puppetry which turns it even more attractive for the youngest visitors of the event. Many travelers opt to visit Nuremberg on the Christmas Eve as in December the city changes beyond recognition. The Christkindlesmarkt starts at the beginning of December. The festive market offers plenty of original souvenirs and festive treats. Amazing ethnic holidays and festivals are held in Nuremberg almost every season. Each of the ethnic festivals will be of great interest for tourists as every fest gives them a deeper insight into the local folks’ customs and traditions.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Nurnberg
♥   Basilika Hll. Dreifaltigkeit, Gößweinstein, 39.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stiftsbasilika St. Vitus und St. Deocar, Herrieden, 48.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   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
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
♥   Castle 'Eremitage' , 67.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Hexenagger' , 73.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Germany

German mentality is associated with pragmatism, discipline, and pedantry. Lawmaking, diligence and a logical approach to everything allow the country to constantly develop and successfully move forward in both cultural and economic spheres. The Germans are very hardworking people. They are attentive to their work, carrying it out rigorously and conscientiously. They never allow themselves to be late, neither to work, nor to a meeting with friends. The Germans love order in everything. They always follow the rules, instructions, and do not give themselves any carelessness. Thanks to this, the German quality is known to the whole world. Locals consider work to be one of the key values, along with health. … Open
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