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Your must-see guide – the Top 10

Imperial Castle in Nuremberg at night

We have put together the most important highlights of the magic city of Nuremberg for you. Come with us on a stroll through the eventful history of Nuremberg, from the Kaiserburg to underground Nuremberg...


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Nuremberg Children's Christmas Market / Photo: Steffen Oliver Riese Fotografie

"Christmas Time is Family Time"

Just imagine meeting the Christkind in person - in Nuremberg you can!

Nuremberg Imperial Castle (© Uwe Niklas)

Nuremberg Imperial Castle

A stay in Nuremberg without a look at the world-famous Imperial Castle? Impossible! Actually, there are two castles in one, which, together with their fortifications, towers, bastions and ramparts, crown the castle hill. In the castle...[more]

Tower of the Senses Nuremberg

Tower of the Senses

The Nuremberg Tower of the Senses is not a museum in the classic sense, but an experimental science center. In six stories of the "Mohrenturm" in the Nuremberg city wall, visitors can – through their own...[more]

DB Museum in Nuremberg (© DB Museum, Mike Beims)

DB Museum

The DB Museum Nuremberg is the oldest train museum in the world and, in the opinion of many visitors, one of the best. Generations of children have been amazed by the replica of the “Adler”, Ludwig II’s royal court...[more]

"The little Dürer" from PLAYMOBIL

The little 7.5-cm-high PLAYMOBIL figure The little Dürer is an ideal souvenir from Nuremberg.

The Imperial Castle illuminated during the Blue Night. (© CTZ Nürnberg)

"Blaue Nacht": Blue Night

May 7, 2016

Blue street lights and blue lighting on façades are – and remain – the symbol of the Blue Night. Every year in May, the Old Town of Nuremberg is bathed in blue light and filled with fascinating art installations....[more]

Go-Carting Nuremberg (© Kart Mohnlein GmbH & Co. KG)


Inveterate motorsport fans naturally know about the Nuremberg Norisring, a course through the city on which a yearly race of the Deutschen Tourenwagen Meisterschaft...[more]

Family Visit at the City Museum Fembohaus (© Stadtmuseum Fembohaus, Museen der Stadt Nürnberg)

City Museum Fembohaus

The City Museum Fembohaus – Nuremberg's only large merchant's house to survive World War II – was built in 1591 during the Renaissance, as Nuremberg was one of the most important cities in Europe. Today, it is the...[more]

Fulldome-Technologie - Planetarium Nuremberg (Photo: Planetarium Nürnberg)

Planetarium and Sternwarte Observatory

Fascinatingly close to the stars above – in Bavaria's largest planetarium. While sitting in comfortable seats in an air-conditioned 18-meter diameter domed hall you can not only watch a faithful reproduction of the starlit sky displayed...[more]