Nuremberg (Nurnberg in German), located in Bavaria, Germany, is the city where there is plenty to do and see. While in Nurnberg, start your day by wandering round this historic city or by visiting one of the numerous museums, including the Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Relax in a café or savor the Franconian specialties in a restaurant in the Old Town. Look around and experience the scenic flair of this beautiful city.
Dominating the skyline is the 351-meter Nuremberg Castle, also called the Kaiserburg. During the Roman Empire, the Kaiserburg was home to the emperors and later it became an important royal palace in the town. While taking a trip to the castle, be sure to see the Sinwell Tower, the Deep Well, the Double Chapel, the living quarters of the emperor, and the castle museum. A few blocks away from the castle is the Albrecht Durer’s House, a memorial-cum-museum that was the former workplace and house of the famous German painter Albrecht Durer. Visit the museum to explore some of the original creations of the painter.
In the southern part of the city, you will find Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds that still houses gigantic ruins of the Nazis. It was in this complex that the Nazis orchestrated their campaigns. Then explore the spectacular 14th century St. Lorenz church, the largest in the city, along with its numerous notable features including the west doorway and the large rose window.
The Nuremberg Transport Museum with its various highlights including the working replica of the very first train in Germany, perfectly restored diesel and steam engines, royal trains, and interactive displays is a must-see destination in Nurnberg. Head to the main market square also called the Hauptmarket, located at the city centre, to see a multitude of tourist attractions. Apart from the marketplace where all sorts of daily items are sold, you will see the beautiful Hauptmarket Fountain as well as the Church of Our Lady.
While roaming round the city, you will discover that Nurnberg is a city with several gastronomic specialties. The most famous being the Nurnberger Rostbratwurst, which is usually served with potato salad or sauerkraut. If you want to savor a hearty meal, then you could taste the Franconian delicacies, including the Sauerbraten or the Schauferle mit Kloss. Some of the famous eateries serving the local delights include Bratwurst Roslein, Zum Spiessgesellen, Barfusser, Hausbrauerei Altstadthof, and many more.
With so much to offer, the city of Nurnberg is a dream holiday destination for the tourists.