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CTZ Nuremberg, Uwe Niklas
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Do & See
Nuremberg. It’s a city where there’s plenty to experience and even more to see. Why not start your day with a wander round the city or a visit to one of the many museums? Then unwind in one of the beautiful cafes or treat your taste buds to Franconian specialties in one of the Old Town’s many restaurants. You’re sure to be enchanted by the picturesque flair of the Old Town, situated at the foot of the Kaiserburg. Take a look around and journey into times past…
The Kaiserburg

The Kaiserburg

Dominating the city skyline, you can’t fail to notice it: the Kaiserburg. At the time of the Holy Roman Empire, the castle was occasionally home to each of the emperors, and in the Middle Ages, it was one of the most important royal palaces. The sights here include the new castle museum, the palace with the emperor’s living quarters, the Romanesque Double Chapel, the Deep Well and the Sinwell Tower. The neighbouring garden is a must-see too. It might be small, but it’s a welcome contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city and is popular with residents too.
Main Market Square, Church of Our Lady and Beautiful Fountain

Main Market Square, Church of Our Lady and Beautiful Fountain

The large market square located at the heart of the city centre is surrounded by a multitude of must-see sights. The daily market takes place here too, where you can buy all sorts of tasty treats, flowers and spices. The ornate Beautiful Fountain is a well-photographed sight. The two rings on the fence are the focus of much attention. A legend says that if you turn the “golden ring” and make a wish, it will come true. The black ring, meanwhile, is said to bless women with children. The main market square is characterised by the facade of the Chruch of Our Lady constructed as an imperial royal chapel. Every day at noon the "Männleinlaufen" (mechanical clock and glockenspiel) takes place here - a daily event not to be missed!
Albrecht-Dürer's House

Albrecht-Dürer's House

The Albrecht-Dürer-Haus is one of the most famous museums and exhibitions in Nuremberg. Between 1509 and 1528, it was Albrecht Dürer’s home and workplace. Today, the building is both a memorial and a museum. The rooms feature period furnishings, and visitors can see a demonstration of the printing procedure used in Dürer’s lifetime in one of the bedrooms. The top floor, meanwhile, showcases copies of the artist’s works. The museum houses a variety of temporary exhibitions featuring original works. We highly recommend taking the guided tour with Agnes Dürer, wife of the famous artist. She gives a faithful account of what life was like 500 years ago.
Nuremberg Events

Nuremberg Events

The event calender of Nuremberg is packed with unique and special events throught the year. Nuremberg’s musical life has much to offer, spanning the annual International Nuremberg Organ Week ION, Europe's largest and oldest festival for sacred music.
Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Even today, the former Reichsparteitagsgelände (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) in the south of the city is still home to gigantic ruins representing the Nazi regime’s deluded notion of grandeur. The 11 km2 complex was where the Nazi Party orchestrated its propaganda campaign. The documentation centre is located in the north wing of the Kongresshalle, which was designed by the Nazis to hold 50 000 people and was never completed. The permanent “Faszination und Gewalt” (“Fascination and Terror”) exhibition housed in the 1300 m² venue, chronicles the causes, relationships and consequences of the Nazi dictatorship.
Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

The "Germanisches Nationalmuseum" is the largest museum of German art and culture in the world. The exhibitions take you on an exciting journey through time, showcasing hand axes from the Stone Age, the Ezelsdorf Golden Cone, medieval sculptures, the oldest globe in the world, paintings by Albrecht Dürer, baroque masterpieces and contemporary art. Other rooms feature textiles, clothes, jewellery, stained glass, handicraft, furniture and much more. The GNM is also home to the largest library of German art and culture, with more than 650 000 books.
Nuremberg Lifestyle

Nuremberg Lifestyle

Nuremberg has to offer a lot of culture, events, shopping and lifestyle! Besides that, you'll also find a vibrant nightlife with bars, discos and many places to dance till the morning. And of course there are many possibilities to be active or chill at the park. So come and get to know Nuremberg's Lifestyle!
Memorium Nuremberg Trials

Memorium Nuremberg Trials

The Memorium Nuremberg Trials is a new permanent exhibition opened to visitors on 22nd of November 2010. It informs visitors about the background, progression and repercussions of the Nuremberg Trials at the original location where they were held. Audio guides in various languages are available. Guided tours of the Memorium Nuremberg Trials are available for individual visitors at weekends.
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