Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Nuremberg

Deutsche Bahn Museum

Forget Dürer and Nazi rallies, Nuremberg is a railway town at heart. Germany's first passenger trains ran between here and Fürth, a fact reflected in the unmissable German Railways Museum which explores the history …
Top Choice Castle in Nuremberg

Kaiserburg

This enormous castle complex above the Altstadt poignantly reflects Nuremberg's medieval might. The main attraction is a tour of the newly renovated residential wing (Palas) to see the lavish Knights' and Imperial H…
Historic Site in Nuremberg

Reichsparteitagsgelände

If you’ve ever wondered where the infamous black-and-white images of ecstatic Nazi supporters hailing their Führer were taken, it was here in Nuremberg. Much of the grounds were destroyed during Allied bombing raids…
Memorial in Nuremberg

Memorium Nuremberg Trials

Göring, Hess, Speer and 21 other Nazi leaders were tried for crimes against peace and humanity by the Allies in Schwurgerichtssaal 600 (Court Room 600) of this still-working courthouse. Today the room forms part of …
Church in Nuremberg

St Sebalduskirche

Nuremberg's oldest church was built in rusty pink-veined sandstone in the 13th century. Its exterior is replete with religious sculptures and symbols; check out the ornate carvings over the Bridal Doorway to the nor…
Square in Nuremberg

Hauptmarkt

This bustling square in the heart of the Altstadt is the site of daily markets as well as the famous Christkindlsmarkt (Christmas Markets). At the eastern end is the ornate Gothic Frauenkirche (church). Daily at noo…
Museum in Nuremberg

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Spanning prehistory to the early 20th century, this museum is the German-speaking world's biggest and most important museum of Teutonic culture. It features works by German painters and sculptors, an archaeological …
Museum in Nuremberg

Albrecht-Dürer-Haus

Dürer, Germany’s most famous Renaissance draughtsman, lived and worked at the Albrecht-Dürer-Haus from 1509 until his death in 1528. After a multimedia show, there’s an audioguide tour of the four-storey house, whic…
Museum in Nuremberg

Neues Museum

The aptly named New Museum showcases contemporary art and design, with resident collections of paintings, sculpture, photography, video art and installations focusing on artists from Eastern Europe, as well as trave…
Historic Site in Nuremberg

Felsengänge

Beneath the Albrecht Dürer Monument on Albrecht-Dürer-Platz are the chilly Felsengänge. Departing from the brewery shop at Burgstrasse 19, tours descend to this four-storey subterranean warren, which dates from the …