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Nuremberg City Tour

Nuremberg City Tour

Nuremberg Buildings & Monuments


Weißer Turm
Am Ludwingsplatz

Like the Laufer Schlag Tower, this is one of the few remaining parts of the penultimate city fortifications.
The tower was built in the mid 13th century, severely damaged in 1945 and reconstructed in 1977.

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Nuremberg Fountains


Peter-Henlein-Fountain
Nuremberg, Karolinenstr.

The bronze statue above the fountain, unveiled in 1905, is dedicated to the memory of Peter Henlein (1485-15423).
He is considered to be the inventor of the first pocket watch.

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Nuremberg Streets & Places


Hauptmarkt

The Hauptmarkt (main market) Square is the setting for the traditional, world-famous Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas Market) that takes place every year from the Friday before the first Sunday of Advent.
Up until 1349 this was the site of the first, Jewish ghetto in Nuremberg, which was torn down during a pogrom.

 

Nuremberg – Tourist Information

In the building of the Kuenstlerhaus. Konigsstr: 93 opposite the railway station
Mon. to Sat. 9.a.m. – 7.p.m.

Viewpoints : Schmausenbuck
Lookout Tower
Opening hours: May – Sept. Sun. from 1 – 5 p.m.
The tower, built in 1888, is 29 m tall and stands on a hill near the zoo. There is a wonderful view over Nuremberg and the surroundings from the viewing platform.

Viewpoints : Sinwelltower
Burg 13
Opening hours: Apr. – Sept. 9 a.m. -12 p.m. & 12.45 – 5 p.m, Oct. – Mar. 9.30 a.m. -12 p.m. & 12.45-4 p.m.
This landmark of the City of Nuremberg, high above the Kaiserburg, provides a lovely view over the old town of Nuremberg and the surroundings.

Bicycle Hire

Ride on a Rainbow 100 bicycies are available for hire Adam-Kraft-Str. 55

Sightseeing Tours

Depart from: Schöner Brunnen / Hauptmarkt
Departure times: 10.30/11.15/12.15/13.00/14.00/1 5.00/16.00
Duration: about 30 – 40 minutes
Price: Adults 4 euros

Nuremberg History

1050 First documented mention of Nuremberg
1524 Nuremberg accepts the Reformation.
1649 Nuremberg Peace Banquet seals the end of the Thirty Years War.
1835 The first railway runs between Nuremberg and Fuerth
1945-49 “Nuremberg Trials” of representatives of the Nazi regime.
2001 Opening of the Documentation Centre on the Nazi Party Rally Grounds.
2004 With nearly 500.000 inhabitants, Nuremberg is the second-largest city in Bavaria.

 

Restaurants & Pubs


Bratwurst Röslein

Obstmarkt 1 Good-value, good-quality Franconian food.

Their slogan is: “No meal for over 6.66 Euros!”

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Bratwursthäusle

Rathausplatz 1
One of the top addresses for bratwurst(fried sausages), both for Citizens of Nuremberg and tourists. Beautifut summer terrace!
Main dishes from 7 to 13 Euros.

Historische Bratwurstküche

Zirkelschmiedgasse 26
Has been in business since 1419 and is the oldest bratwurst restaurant in the world. Medieval ambience.
Main dishes from 5 to 12 Euros .

Bratwurstglöcklein

In the Handwerkerhof
Bratwurst restaurant located in the Craftsmen’s Yard since 1971.
Main dishes from 5 to 12 Euros.

Bratwurst Röslein

Obstmarkt 1
Good-value, good-quality Franconian food.
Their slogan is: “No meal for over 6.66 Euros!”

Essigbrätlein

Am Weinmarkt 3
Unusual, delicious cuisine in a whimsical haif-timbered house. Main dishes from 25 to 40 Euros.

Kettensteg

Maxplatz 35
Franconian cuisine in a half-timbered house by the River Pegnitz. With summer terrace.
Main dishes from 7 to 13 Euros.

Beer Garden at the Wöhrder Wiese

Nuremberg’s largest and most attractive beer garden in the recreation area by the Wöhrder Lake. Main dishes from 6 to 11 Euros.

Nassauer Keller

Karolinenstr. 2
Genuine Franconian cuisine in a medieval vault with plenty of atmosphere.
Main dishes from 8 to 16 Euros.

Kaiserburg

Obere Krämersgasse 29
Bar upstairs, and good Franconian food downstairs in the vault. Main dishes from 8 to 15 Euros.

Zwinger

Lorenzer Str. 33
Restaurant right next to the city wall. Typical Franconian and international cuisine. Large beer garden in summer.
Main dishes from 7 to 14 Euros.

 

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To be perfectly honest, I’m not the one to be on bus tour, with a guide, who will make me see the things that are include in tour. If I ever get there, I would like to see the best of the town, and judging by the pictures, this town has a lot to offer…