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Imperial Castle in springtime

Sightseeing in Nuremberg

Imperial Castle in springtime © Uwe Niklas

Sehenswürdigkeiten Highlights

Die Kaiserburg und Albrecht Dürer sind untrennbar mit Nürnberg verbunden, aber es gibt hier noch viele weitere attraktive Sehenswürdigkeiten, die es zu entdecken gilt: Die malerische Altstadt mit ihren historischen Gebäude-Ensembles, den imposanten Altstadtkirchen und romantisch verwinkelten Gassen, die tief verborgenen Felsengänge wie auch den berühmten St. Johannisfriedhof oder den Tiergarten Nürnberg. Hier stellen wir Ihnen einige der interessantesten Sehenswürdigkeiten vor.

Imperial Castle

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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Craftsmen'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)

The Henkersteg connects Trödelmarkt, with its many exclusive shops located idyllically on a small island in the Pegnitz, and Unschlittplatz.

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Beautiful Fountain and towers of St. Sebaldus Church

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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Historische Felsengänge

Historic Rock-Cut Cellars

The history of Nuremberg is inseparable from the history of beer. At the end of a tour of the historic underground rock-cut cellars and the…

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Weißgerbergasse (Tanners' Lane)

Historical half-timbered middle class houses predominate, in testimony to the wealth created by the leathermaking trade.

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Former Wine Depot

Weinstadel (Former Wine Depot)

Two half-timbered stories rise above the ground floor fashioned from sandstone ashlars.

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Chained Suspension Bridge

Kettensteg (Chained Suspension Bridge)

For centuries pedestrians crossed the Pegnitz River on a wooden bridge located in front of the current one.

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Hospital of the Holy Spirit

Heilig-Geist-Spital (Hospital of the Holy Spirit)

Established from 1332 to 1339 as a foundation endowed by the wealthy patrician Konrad Groß (“Imperial Mayor”) for the elderly and needy.…

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The Way of Human Rights

Straße der Menschenrechte (The Way of Human Rights)

The Way of Human Rights is entered through a stylized triumphal arch from the Kornmarkt and lined by 27, 8-meter-high concrete pillars.

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New Museum - State Museum for Art and Design

New Museum - State Museum for Art and Design

The New Museum with its curved glass facade rises over the medieval city walls in the heart of Nuremberg. The handsome museum has received…

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Since its founding in 1852 the Germanisches Nationalmuseum has advanced to one of the largest museums of cultural history in the…

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St. Lawrence Church

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

Sebalduskirche (St. Sebald's 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

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

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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