Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Nuremberg

Deutsche Bahn Museum

Forget Dürer and war-time 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 hist…
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 renovated residential wing (Palas) to see the lavish Knights' and Imperial Hall, a…
Historic Site in Nuremberg

Reichsparteitagsgelände

If you’ve ever wondered where the infamous B&W 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, but en…
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 hoisted skywards 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…
Fountain in Nuremberg

Ehekarussell Brunnen

At the foot of the fortified Weisser Turm (White Tower; now the gateway to the U-Bahn station of the same name) stands this large and startlingly grotesque sculptural work depicting six interpretations of marriage (…
Church in Nuremberg

Lorenzkirche

Dark and atmospheric, the Lorenzkirche has dramatically downlit pillars, taupe stone columns, sooty ceilings and many artistic highlights. Check out the 15th-century tabernacle in the left aisle – the delicate carve…
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. Enjoy the slightly OTT multimedia show then embark on an audioguide tour of the fo…
Historic Building in Nuremberg

Historischer Kunstbunker

The Historischer Kunstbunker is a climate-controlled bomb shelter deep under the Burgberg that was used to protect art treasures during WWII. Priceless masterpieces by Albrecht Dürer, sculptor Veit Stoss and Martin …