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Imperial Castle in springtime

Sightseeing in Nuremberg

Imperial Castle in springtime © Uwe Niklas

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Places of interest Highlights

The Imperial Castle and the artist Albrecht Dürer are names that are inseparably linked to Nuremberg, but beyond these, there are many other attractive sights to discover and explore: The picturesque Old Town with its ensemble of historical buildings, imposing churches and romantic winding lanes; the rock-cut cellars buried deep within the castle hill and – outside the Old Town – sights like the famous St. John’s cemetery or attractions like the Nuremberg Zoo. You’ll find some of the most interesting things to see and do here.

Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds - Steintribüne

Ehemaliges Reichsparteitagsgelände (Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds)

Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds and remaining structures: the unfinished Congress Hall, the main stand at the Zeppelinfeld and the Grosse...

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Craftmen's Courtyard

Behind the massive city walls craftsmen traditions are still being cultivated in the small workshops. Pewterers, glass cutters, leather...

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Hangman's Bridge

Henkersteg (Hangman's Bridge)

Constructed as a wooden footbridge in 1457.

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Imperial Castle
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Imperial Castle

The Imperial Castle atop the rocky promontory above Nuremberg was one of the most important fortified imperial palaces of the Old Holy...

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Beautiful Fountain and towers of St. Sebaldus Church
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Beautiful Fountain

Built ca. 1385-1396 by construction supervisor and stonemason Heinrich Beheim. The 19 m tall stone pyramid rises from the octagonal basin...

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St. Lawrence Church
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St. Lorenzkirche (St. Lawrence Church)

Building begun about 1250. Originally built as a three-aisled basilica in the high Gothic style; later extended with an imposing late...

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St. Sebaldus Church from above
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St. Sebalduskirche (St. Sebald Church)

Nuremberg's oldest city parish church was built around 1215 as a three-aisled Late Romanesque pillared basilica with two choirs. As early...

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St. John's Cemetery
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St. John's Cemetery

St. John's Cemetery is one of the most notable burial grounds in Europe. For example, Albrecht Dürer and Veit Stoß are buried here. The...

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Curious views from both sides
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Tiergarten Nürnberg (Zoological Garden)

Whoever has experienced the wide variety and idylls of Nuremberg Zoo will come back again. The elegant movements of the dolphins and sea...

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NÜRNBERG CARD

Your perfect escort! One card - many opportunities!

With the NÜRNBERG CARD you have 2 days of:

√  FREE travel on ALL public transport services within Zone A
√  FREE entry to ALL museums & attractions in Nuremberg

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