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Why Go on a Tour of Nuremberg

Situated in the Bavarian region of Franconia, Nuremberg is a rapidly developing vibrant city, coexisting hand in hand with the rich history and architectural heritage of the area. With multiple attractions, from active sightseeing of the city to getting to know its deeply rooted traditions, a Nuremberg tour is undoubtedly worth doing during a visit to Germany.

Among the tourists' favorite sites lays the landmark of the city, the Nuremberg Castle, dating back to 1100. The imposing castle consists of multiple parts, such as the Imperial Castle, the municipal buildings, and the castle walls. Along with the old town, situated just a short walk away, the two comprise a perfect route for Nuremberg sightseeing. Some other sites in the area include the St. Lorenz Church, the Henkerturm Museum, and the Schoner Brunnen fountain, believed to bring good luck to the people.

Another significant point of interest in the city is the house of the world-renowned artist, Albrecht Durer, who was actually born in Nuremberg. Currently serving as a museum, the property was the painter's home from 1509, until his death in 1528, and now exhibits the details of his life and work, along with copies of numerous paintings. Some other museums worth visiting include the Neue Museum of modern art and the Germanische Nationalmuseum, while as for the little ones, make sure to visit the Spielzeugmuseum to get to know more about the customs of toy production.

The city is also well-known as the former location for annual Nazi Party Rallies, which used to take part in the Reichsparteitagsgelande, therefore, it can make for one more prominent stop on your Nuremberg itinerary along with the Documentation Center. In the Center, you can get acquainted with the history and motives behind it, as well as see some official documents and photographs.

Nuremberg is a city full of attractions, from different monuments and museums to local customs and traditions, thus make sure to visit and explore it yourself. It is truly a place like no other!

Top 3 Things to Do in Nuremberg

  • Explore the Nuremberg Castle and its surroundings
  • Visit the house of Albrecht Durer
  • Admire the Neue Museum of modern art and the Germanische Nationalmuseum

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