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Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle)

Nuremberg Castle is a complex of Medieval Royal buildings, situated in the historical center of Nuremberg. The complex, the old city walls and the surroundings are considered to be Europe’s most amazing medieval fortifications. The caste is a standing reminder of the city’s imperial past.

Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelaende

The Documentation Center Nazi Party Rallying Grounds (German: Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände) is a museum in Nuremberg. It is in the north wing of the unfinished remains of the Congress Hall of the former Nazi party rallies. Its permanent exhibition "Fascination and Terror" is...

Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds)

Nazi Party Rally Grounds are the most notorious site not only in Nuremberg, but in the Bavaria region. It is the place, where 6 Nazi rallies were held, headed by Adolf Hitler. The gatherings between 1933 and 1938 included nearly a million participants.

St. Lorenz Church

St. Lorenz Church is the most magnificent site in Nuremberg. The medieval church is the most visited touristic site in the city. The well-known religious site was built in 15th century. It is situated in the central area and its tall towers are visible almost from everywhere in Nuremberg.


Altstadt is the Old Town of Nuremberg. It gives a complete image of the city’s old and rich history and presents the city’s culture to the visitors. The old town has tree-lined streets, which you can explore walking and wondering.


Hauptmarkt is the Main Square of Nuremberg and the heart of the city. It is situated just in the center of the most historical part of Nuremberg. The traditional market square is the main attraction for the tourists. There are lots of historical spots to see and discover.

Nuremberg Palace of Justice (Justizpalast)

The Nuremberg Palace of Justice (German Justizpalast) is a building complex in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany. It was constructed from 1909 to 1916 and houses the appellate court (Oberlandesgericht), the regional court (Landgericht), the local court (Amtsgericht) and the public prosecutor's office...

Albrecht Durer House

Albrecht Dürer's House was once the home to the famous Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer from 1509 to his death in 1528. It is situated on the north-west of Old Town. The museum is dedicated to Dürer's life and work.

Nuremberg Zoo

Nuremberg Zoo is located in the imperial forest. It occupies 67 hectares area and houses more than 300 species of animals. The zoo was founded in May 1912 but was closed during the Nazi period. Today Nuremberg Zoo is one of the largest and finest zoos in Europe.


The Church of Our Lady is the main religious site in Nuremberg. It is situated in the heart of the city. The Frauenkirche is a hall church with two aisles and a tribune. The magnificent piece of Gothic architecture gives a special spiritual spice to the Main Market of Nuremberg.

Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum)

The Nuremberg Toy Museum is a municipal museum, which is the most well known toy museums in the world. It was open in 1971. The museum present the history and development of toys from ancient times till our days. The exhibition of the museum contains 87,000 objects.

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

German National Museum (Germanisches Museum) presents the German history, culture and lifestyle. The large collection of items in the museum is a complete display for those who want to discover the country by all means. The museum opened in 1852 and till now is Germany's largest museum of cultural history.

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