- Tourist Information
- The unofficial capital of Franconia
- What to see:
- Imperial Castle (Kaiserburg)
- Main Market Square (Hauptmarkt)
- The Frauenkirche – Church of Our Lady
- Schöner Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain)
- St Sebald Church (Sebalduskirche)
- St Lawrence Church (Lorenzkirche)
- Hidden Place
- Trödelmarkt (Flea Market)
- Medieval City Walls
- Where to stay
- Hotel Drei Raben
- Karl August – a Neighborhood Hotel
- Lovely Apartment near City Center
- Where to eat
- Cera Una Volta
- Gregor Samsa
- Phantastic – Asian Cuisine
|Getting there||By air: Nuremberg Airport (NUE) Nürnberg Flughafen|
By train: The main train station is located right next to the old city
By car: The city is connected to the major German “Autobahn” network (A3, A6, A73, A9).
By ship: The Port is located about 6 km southwest of the old town.
By bus: – The main bus station is located near the main train station. (Eurolines has many connections to the city from different locations in Europe.)
|Tourist Office||Opposite the main railway station|
|Location||Bavaria, Germany, Europe|
The unofficial capital of Franconia
- Nuremberg is the second-largest city in Bavaria and the unofficial capital of Franconia.
- Bratwurst (sausages) and gingerbread are two delicacies that you can find here.
- The best way to visit the city is by taking a guided tour:
Old Town Walking Tours in English
- Duration 2H / Price: 11.50E/person
Bus Video Tour – The Nazi Party Rally Grounds
- Duration: 1H / Price: 11E/person
Nürnberg City Tours – City Line – The Yellow Double-Decker-Buses
- Duration: 1.5H / Price: 16.50E
- Other Tours HERE: https://tourismus.nuernberg.de/en/guidedtours/
What to see:
Imperial Castle (Kaiserburg)
- April to September: daily 9 am-6 pm
October to March: daily 10 am-4 pm
- Closed: 1 January, Shrove Tuesday, 24, 25, 31 December
- The city is famous for its historical Imperial Castle (Kaiserburg)
- 1000 years old, one of the most important residences of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire
Main Market Square (Hauptmarkt)
- Open daily except Sunday
- Try regional specialties, daily snacks, or fresh fruits and vegetables at the daily market stalls.
The Frauenkirche – Church of Our Lady
- Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5.30 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – 5.30 pm
- It stands on the eastern side of the main market
- Numerous works of art from the Middle Ages are kept in the church (Tucher Altar – 1440, originally the high altar of the Augustinian church of St. Vitus, and two monuments by Adam Kraft 1498)
- First gothic hall church in Franconia
- Nuremberg’s three oldest stained glass windows can be found here
Schöner Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain)
- A 14th-century fountain is located on the main market. This fountain is a replica. The original stands in the Germanisches National Museum.
- The two brass rings embedded in the fence surrounding the fountain on opposite sides are said to bring good luck to those who spin them.
- The fountain has 40 sculptured figures which reflect the worldview of the Holy Roman Empire.
St Sebald Church (Sebalduskirche)
- Daily April – December: 09:30-18:00, January – March: 09:30-16:00
- It is a medieval church built in the Romanesque style in the 13th century
- In the center of the church, a wooden monument stands over the saint’s grave, carved with scenes of his life.
St Lawrence Church (Lorenzkirche)
- Monday – Saturday 09:00-17:00, Sunday 13:00-16:00
- This church is one of the most prominent churches of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria.
The facade is dominated by the two towers, mirroring St. Sebald and indirectly Bamberg Cathedral with a sharp towering West portal doorway, and an indented rose window 9 meters in diameter.
Trödelmarkt (Flea Market)
- Is located between Unschlittplatz and the Charles Bridge
- Originally a trading area – for junk and second-hand items
- Today this square accommodates cozy little shops
Medieval City Walls
- Some four kilometers of the Medieval walls are still standing, and they incorporate the castle to the north and 67 defensive towers.
- The local sausage is flavored with marjoram and spices.
- It is protected under EU law, so it can only be produced in Nuremberg.
- The recipe is 700 years old
- Try the sausage in the oldest sausage restaurant in the world, the Zum Gulden Stern
Where to stay
Hotel Drei Raben
Located opposite the Neues Museum (New Museum) in Nuremberg, this 4-star design and theme hotel is a 3-minute walk from the Lorenzkirche church and a 5-minute walk from the main train station. It is located close to a metro station.
Karl August – a Neighborhood Hotel
Karl August – a Neighborhood Hotel located in Nuremberg, 2.7 km from Nuremberg Christmas Market and 2.7 km from Nuremberg Old Town. This property offers family rooms and a terrace. The property has a 24-hour front desk and concierge service, and staff can assist with tour arrangements.
Lovely Apartment near City Center
The apartment is managed by a private host. This apartment has 1 bedroom, a kitchen with a fridge and an oven, a flat-screen TV, a seating area, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Towels and bed linen are included in the apartment.
Where to eat
Cera Una Volta
Phantastic – Asian Cuisine